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Hey Groupies/Groupers/Groupoholics,   I was browsing through the iKC blogs and came across one by Frank Evans that you may not have seen. …

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Slipjoint Repair Tutorial

I came across a good tutorial for repair of slipjoints & am re-posting here for all to use. NOTE: I attached said tutorial in an *.htm…

Started by D ale

5 Mar 6
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Restoring scales

just wondering if anyone has any suggestions on how to bring back the luster in the various types of old scales. I really enjoy shining and…

Started by Scott Giacoppo

3 Mar 5
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MODIFICATIONS .. personalizing our knives !!!!

Many of us have dreamt of  "improving"  our knives. Some have even implemented their improvements. Here is a place to share and document th…

Started by D ale

119 Mar 4
Reply by Jan Carter

What type of epoxy/glue to use for attaching scales

  Its been a while since I posted here. My question pertains to my project Buck 317. Where I'm replacing the factory scale with Black Waln…

Started by Wally Guittard

8 Mar 4
Reply by Jan Carter

Cleaned and shined

found this in a box at a thrift store, scrubbed her clean and polished. Next time will get before pixs

Started by Scott Giacoppo

6 Mar 2
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Electricians Knife Clean Up (Klein WWII Era)

Heres are some photo collages of before and after pictures of my recent clean up of a WWII era Klein electricians knife.  A coworker gifted…

Started by Andy Larrison

11 Feb 8
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Mosaic pins

Mosaic pins can add SO0o very much to a knife. Such as .. expense !!! Note: The outermost "ring" is simply masking tape to facilitate secur…

Started by D ale

28 Jul 9, 2017
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Straight Knife Build

I was recently humbled to receive Member of the Year award for 2016. . I can recall when Jan first joined. JJ Smith III was my first offici…

Started by D ale

34 Jun 17, 2017
Reply by J.J. Smith III

Left handed MIKOV

I got a rare treat over the week-end. I had the chance to clean-up, slightly modify, & sharpen a knife I’d made 5 yrs ago. Once I gift…

Started by D ale

2 Jun 2, 2017
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Colonial Barlow build

I picked up a mess of knives awhile back for next to nothing.  I think I may have had $0.25-$0.35 per knife invested in the lot.  In it was…

Started by Jon Linville

6 May 10, 2017
Reply by Michael Squier


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