"Andy I am very much looking forward to this one. That is a large bit missing on a knife not in great shape so it will be very interesting to see how it turns out. I too appreciate your sharing this with us, it truly is fascinating and…"
"Happy to be here D ale....I'm excited to share my results on forums such as this one. I have been doing these blades for a few local enthusiast buddies over the past year and so far so good, but aside from the Old Timer I got some photos of…"
"Looks great, for repairing a rare old knife that wont be used, fantastic. No real worry anout the temper for display purpose. For your own daily user, you know the tip may g dull sooner and thats ok too. Sure beats a broken tip. "
Good work! Cost of the equipment makes it a little limited. The short answer on temper is yes. Along the line of attachment, the temper is gone, creating a smal area of the knife with a potential breaking point if the knife…"
"I bought this knife from a customer of mine awhile back. It had no sheath, unfortunately, but has the greatest 75-year old patina I've ever observed. It has the original edge, never been sharpened.
Anybody know where I can…"
"Terry, if you can figure out what kind of blade came off of it originally, it may be a good candidate for my blade replacement procedure as explained in my post made in this group yesterday. You'd need to find a donor knife…"
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Advice .. help .. experience ..&.. assistance are freely…"
"Hello Steve, if you're unfamiliar with laser welding please try to toss out any pre-conceived notions of welding as you may know it....Here's why: With laser welding, the blade is held in your hand as you work; the heat is…"
"I was also curious how the heat treat would survive. I could be wrong, but I would think that welding an already treated blade would mess things up big time...unless you removed the blade and completely redid the heat treatment from scratch. Neat…"
"Bryan, I did not have the broken tips. I used old sawblades for the replacement material and built them up to achieve the new part of the blade. My guess is that the knife's heat treating at this point would pretty much extend only…"
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