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Knife Repair, Modification, Restoration & Improvement

This group is for knife enthusiasts who are interested in repairing, modifiying, restoring or improving knives, including fixed blades, folders and automatics of all types.

Location: Hillsboro, OR
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SS-3.0 kit assembly.

Started by D ale. Last reply by Jan Carter on Wednesday. 8 Replies

Christmas 2012 .. an SS-3.0 buttonlock kit.I intend to document assembly of this kit. It will take some time .. both by design & other…Continue

How to replace a blade???

Started by Bryan OShaughnessy. Last reply by D ale on Tuesday. 2 Replies

I'm new to this forum, but I've been doing pocketknife repair and restoration for about ten years.  Occasionally I will replace a blade using the hook-or-by-crook method.  In other words, I never accomplish the replacement the same way twice.  I've…Continue

Corneta Wotan mod - Tactical brute to Civilized Beaut

Started by Brad T.. Last reply by Alexander Noot Apr 10. 31 Replies

10/21/2014I had recently seen a picture of Peter Hammer's last Wotan build. It was a high polish blade with a wood handle. I have requested he allow me to use it and I will post here if he does.What I did so far was remove the Kraton handle and…Continue

Slackners for pocket knife repair.

Started by Mike Botts. Last reply by tim payne Apr 7. 4 Replies

   Does anybody in this group have any helpful hints or info about finding or making slackners?  I have a book that shows how they should look, but I'd rather buy one from some one who makes and sell them.  I would rather spend my time fixing…Continue

Question - Restore or Retain?

Started by Lars Ray. Last reply by James Cole Mar 14. 4 Replies

I am certain this question has been asked a bazillion times, but I am not finding what I am looking for - so I'll start a new thread. This question is in two parts - Part 1 for knives in general, and Part 2 regarding my razors specifically. Party 1…Continue

Leather Handle Resteration Leather Rejuvinator

Started by John w schmidt. Last reply by John w schmidt Feb 17. 13 Replies

Hi folks. I'm new to this group but not the site. Usually knee deep in Kabar,m-3,m-4 military knives. I was wondering if you folks ever tried Leather Rejuvinator,Leather Honey, or Leatherique treatments. I tried the Rejuvinator on. Dry,…Continue

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Comment by Michael Squier on April 20, 2015 at 7:58

I picked up a shefield bowie blade and cross guard missing its scales for ten bucks this weekend, I guess thats my next project.

Comment by Michael Squier on March 12, 2015 at 20:27

Jan, the blade is 5" long by 1" wide. handle is 3 3/4" long. Thanks for looking. 

Comment by Michael Squier on March 12, 2015 at 7:35

Thanks Jan, I'll measure it when I get in my shop. 

Comment by D ale on March 11, 2015 at 22:26

You've certainly given a new life to an old knife ..and.. every time you use it .. you'll know that .. with a deep sense of satisfaction.


!!! .. Nice job, Micheal ..  !!!

Comment by Jan Carter on March 11, 2015 at 21:15

Michael, if you dont have one get me the dimensions on the knife and I will see if we have one

Comment by Michael Squier on March 11, 2015 at 21:09

thanks peoples, no I dont do sheaths, cardboardwith tape sounds like my speed. Not sure what to do yet. maybe fond an old one that fits. 

Comment by Lloyd Shoemaker on March 11, 2015 at 20:34

2014%262015%20496.jpg2014%262015%20501.jpgHi Guys,

Here are some pics of tools I'd like to sell. Call or text for details937 205 2603.

Thanks,

Lloyd

Comment by Jack Haskins, Jr. on March 11, 2015 at 20:02

The email for the guy with the stiddies is

caddyman1973@gmail.com

Comment by Jack Haskins, Jr. on March 11, 2015 at 19:54

Thanks Jan. I am great aren't I. Probably one of the greatest people in the world. And let's not forget modest. lol

Great work MIchael. Looks nice. Love to see the sheath when you are done. Leather?  Kydex? Do you have any plans? I like to fold cardboard and wrap it with electrical tape. :)

Jack

Comment by Jan Carter on March 11, 2015 at 19:39

Very good job Michael, can you make the sheath also?

 
 
 

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