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A couple of projects - hand plane restoration

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin D on Saturday. 2 Replies

Good Afternoon!I was not sure where, if anywhere, was appropriate for me to share a few pictures of couple of recent projects.  Jan shared with me a post about some of your woodworking projects. …Continue

Remington UMC DuPont fixed blade (RH pattern?)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin D Feb 10, 2021. 8 Replies

I think that this is the correct place to post this.  If not please let me know and I will try to delete/move it.Several years ago, I received a knife that had belonged to my great uncle.  No one…Continue

 

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Kevin D replied to Brian's discussion Just ordered a new knife!
"Sweet!  That is a real sharp (punny) looking knife!  congrats!"
Sunday

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Kevin D added a discussion to the group iKC Arsenal Hosted By Charles Sample
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New grips

Good evening!Just wanted to share a recent project that I was able to complete within the last few days.Over the last few months I had been intermittently been working on making a new set of grips for my Ruger Blackhawk (Bisley).The original ones were stupid white (ivory) plastic ones.  They were held together by one screw,I thought that I could make something better. …See More
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A pathetic excuse for a "collection"

"Ha!  That's the knife collection of a rational person!  More rational than me, at least -- with my hoard of Kershaws...  Lars was right to call me out on that!  :)  I really like those Leathermans…"
Sunday

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"Good afternoon Sue OldsWidow, Sorry I was not on the computer last night or this morning.  I had another project I was finishing up. I have 3 folding Case knives (2 were in the photo - I was using the other one so it did not get included) They…"
Saturday

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Kevin D replied to Kevin D's discussion A couple of projects - hand plane restoration
"Thank you Lars! Sorry for not getting back with you sooner.  I was finishing up another little project (Arsenal Group) and was not on the computer last night or this morning."
Saturday
Sue OldsWidow commented on Kevin D's photo
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A pathetic excuse for a "collection"

"Is that small equal end pen below the 2 black case also one....the rough black handle one?? looks like an early 50's"
Saturday
Steve Scheuerman (Manx) commented on Kevin D's photo
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A pathetic excuse for a "collection"

"Hey...when it comes to knives, you gotta do you! Buy what you like, keep what you love! No one can appreciate your collection the way you can. I have a few higher priced pieces, but the most dear to me are the gifts from folks I know and fro family.…"
Friday
Andy King commented on Kevin D's photo
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"I have not opened this roll in over a decade - looks to be some Dr. and pens in an old beat up "leather" wrap. Bigger stuff - I'll post later"
Friday
Lars Ray replied to Kevin D's discussion A couple of projects - hand plane restoration
"OMG those are beautifully done! It is plane to see (pun intended) that you're no lackey either! I love seeing old tools get new life breathed into them...."
Friday

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A couple of projects - hand plane restoration

Good Afternoon!I was not sure where, if anywhere, was appropriate for me to share a few pictures of couple of recent projects.  Jan shared with me a post about some of your woodworking projects.  Tell you what; some of you folks have some mad skills!Anyway, I recently completed restoring a couple of hand planes.First, I found a Capewell hand plane at my parent's house that I thought my sister would treasure if it were in better condition.  We lost my dad back in 2012, and my mom passed away…See More
Jan 20
Tim commented on Kevin D's photo
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"I think you have a great mix of traditional, modern folder, and multi-tools."
Jan 18

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Kevin D commented on RicK's group IKC DOGS
"Just saw this group where we can share pics of our dogs. A couple photos of my English Setter named Gatlin.  He was a great companion, but a bit of an oaf as he got bigger.  At 85 lbs,, he had no idea where or what his back end was…"
Jan 17

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Mans best friend/as well as his knife.See More
Jan 17

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Kevin D replied to Brian's discussion Looking for a good Torx set!
"hmmmm.  I had not heard of Wiha before seeing this discussion. They certainly do look good; just a little on the pricey side.  But you get what you pay for! And all are single size dedicated drivers.  No "bits"...  I…"
Jan 16

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Kevin D commented on Lars Ray's blog post Sheaths, Scabbards, Frogs, and Throgs
"Thank you Lars for a good, informative document.  I thought the photos really helped convey some of the differences as well. Coming from having n interest in some of the fixed blade knives, old bayonets, and axes, I thought I had a pretty good…"
Jan 16

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Kevin D replied to Brian's discussion Looking for a good Torx set!
"Good Morning Brian, I have a few sets of Torx drivers. From 3/8 and 1/4" drive socket sets, to those multi-bit sets that go into a screwdriver handle.  Honestly, which one I select is largely based on what it is I am working on. I…"
Jan 16

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SEARCHING FOR A KNIFE INFORMATION RESOURCE
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How long have you collected knives?
16- 20 years
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FIXED BLADE
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Just a guy that likes to keep his hands and mind busy.
Interests
Somehow, Swiss and Japanese bayonets have found their way into my realm of interests. Kind of like that puppy that follows you home... I am not real sure how this happened.
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Hunting, fishing, woodworking, metal working, restoring older ... stuff.

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At 23:45 on February 8, 2021, J.J. Smith III said…

At 19:42 on February 6, 2021,
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Charles Sample
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Kevin, thank you for joining the Arsenal group.

At 15:07 on February 4, 2021, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

Just ask if you need a hand! Or stick your head into the Chatroom and give a holler.

At 14:37 on February 4, 2021, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

Hey there, Kevin! Welcome to iKnife! Come on in, kick back and check things out. There's some handy tips on our front page to help you find your way around, and some fantastic people in the Chat room if you have any questions or want to shoot the breeze. Site rules are also on the main page, and if you get creative, you can customise your My Page to suit your own style! Hope you enjoy your stay with us! Great to have you on board!

At 13:30 on February 4, 2021,
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Welcome to iKC Kevin!

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