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Early cutlery grindstones


How often have you opened the blade of a late 19th or early 20th Century pocket knife and marveled at the beauty and the shape of the blade and the finely ground swedges? You wonder how these blades where formed, shaped and finished. Most were hot formed from carbon steel with a hammer and anvil or stamped out on a large press, then getting the final blade shape on a grinding stone. Shown below is a photograph of the grinding room at the old Schatt & Morgan Cutlery in its 1907 Catalog No. 2. 

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