Knifemaking Q & A (40)

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Knife Blanks

I am a knife builder, but not a blade maker. I have a few requests for custom blade designs and want to know where I can get blades made an…

Started by Ken Cramer

1 Oct 8
Reply by Jan Carter


Hi, I'm researching knives making as another hobby, forges are they just coal or can I buy little gas forges, I live on a small island and…

Started by Ian

12 Dec 22, 2017
Reply by Dave S.


My Shop

Things changed a bit from the first pics I postedDSCF4086.JPG

Started by Glenn "Oz" Osborne

1 Dec 21, 2017
Reply by Bryan W


Looking for your thoughts on whats the best grinder and the best set ups  and if the no weld grinder plans are being used by anyone   thank…

Started by Russell McClenning

7 Dec 21, 2017
Reply by Jan Carter

Whats a good source for Knife Parts and Supplies?

Ok so you need a thread lock thumb bob, or how about some bronze bushings? You say you broke the tip off a perfectly good damascus blade? W…

Started by Steve Hanner

30 Dec 20, 2017
Reply by Dave S.

Cleaning Knives - the dos and don'ts

Hi all just a Newbie here So Hope this is the right spot for this question. I have several old USA Schrades that have been sitting in their…

Started by Derek Wells

20 Dec 20, 2017
Reply by Dave S.

Walrus Ivory Suggestions

Hey everyone, I just got this small piece of fossilized walrus ivory from a sled runner.  Not sure what to do with it.  I hope you all can…

Started by Ms Data

5 Mar 3, 2017
Reply by Paul S


Could I smelt cutlery into a good piece of metal for a blade

Started by Ian

1 Jan 18, 2017
Reply by Jan Carter

My first shot at stock removal knife.

Hi Folks -  A friend of mine, and member here John Kiedaisch of JK Handmade Knives, recently held a two-day knife maker's workshop. At the…

Started by Andy Moon

2 May 28, 2016
Reply by Andy Moon

Knife Identification - A Longshot

Hello! Thanks for the warm welcome :) I've been using this knife of my grandfather's for the last several years, and it is in due need of…

Started by BJ

2 Jan 7, 2016
Reply by Jan Carter


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