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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. …

Started by Terry WaldeleLatest Reply

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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

0 Jan 13

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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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

6 Jun 21, 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

Uncle Henry (Schrade) half blade

As promised in an earlier post, here is the Uncle Henry that had a half of a blade missing.  After some effort procuring a 1/16" piece of 4…

Started by Andy Jordan

3 Apr 17, 2017
Reply by Andy Jordan


Case XX Era Barlow

My son picked up this Barlow last weekend and said I could clean it up for him.  So, here are some progressive photos from my work thus far…

Started by Andy Larrison

7 Apr 5, 2017
Reply by Andy Jordan

Fight'N Rooster Project : Broken Blade fix

Sorry I haven't been on as much the past week or two- been very busy at work.  I did squeeze in 4 hours this afternoon to work on a project…

Started by Andy Jordan

7 Apr 3, 2017
Reply by Andy Jordan

Replacing broken blade tips (not by grinding them off)

I am a jeweler by trade, but enjoy collecting knives and guns. A couple of years ago I decided to try using one of the tools (a laser welde…

Started by Andy Jordan

22 Mar 14, 2017
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