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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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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

12 May 15
Reply by Wally Guittard

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

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
Reply by D ale

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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