"I bought a few fixed blade pieces today in my shop....Most were older and interesting. There was an odd-shaped Finnish hunting knife, an old Swedish knife with stag handles, a Puma from 1967, and a 1970's Buck…"
"I actually used it today to cut open some pretty tough tape on a box. Halfway expected it to break but it didn't..so who knows? Important thing is to make sure the welds from both sides overlap in the center of the metal -…"
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 440C stainless steel (what research had shown me these Uncle Henry blades were composed of), I finally got to it this evening. Results were a bit mixed, I must say.....First, As shown in the photos, I had a break which resulted from not properly welding the blade on. Hoping I got it right the second time! Other issue I had was that the color of the steel…See More
"Thanks Jan, I've got this knife on display in my shop behind some of the newer Case and GEC knives I carry. People ask me sometimes what I'd take for it but honestly I really don't want to sell it so I always price it way higher…"
"Here is one of my favorite carbon steel pieces - Cattaraugus 225Q, I believe it's 1095 carbon steel. Anybody know where I could get a decent reproduction sheath for it or, even better, a halfway decent original? I'm going to a…"
"You guys all know what I'm thinking when I see those broken tips LOL .........what a prime candidate for tip replacement! How old do you figure this knife is? I'm a fan of Barlows and Sodbusters, personally, as these knives…"
"And a great big gigantic apology to Jan- just read HER profile and realized she was a lady. I've been saying things like "thanks gentlemen" in response to some of the comments on my posts, I guess because I was thinking along the…"
"Thanks for the kind words Gentlemen - Please stay tuned for more projects as I churn them out. As stated, I'm about to embark upon scale replacement (and a general rebuild) for an old CAMCO camp knife...please wish me…"
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