A knifemaker by the name of Salem Straub
This feels pretty good.
I go 36,80, 120, 220. Sometimes skipping the 120.
I then go 80, 120, 220 on the vised upside down palm sander to remove scratches.
Small crescent knife of .095" 15n20 with natural G10FR4 scales this morning.
Roughly 3" of cutting edge.
No sense in...
Excellent. One step closer.
Reduced bearing surface on deep cuts...maybe?
They do look particularly dope. :cool:
What do all you diver types think about the blunt tipped, serrated stainless Moras as semi-disposable dive knives?
I just buy a handful of whatever brass and steel rod is on hand at the local TSC and use the size I think looks best. Usually 3/16".
Kershaw (and some of the upscale italian makers) have been dancing around with grooving the primary grinds (but not necessarily serrating) the...
Most of the time I grind then cut the notch with a round file. There is an alternative method of drilling a hole (that becomes a notch) and and...
Dang Shaynster. Those look great.
I've shot a (clapped out, rotten bored) 4 barreled Lancaster in .455 Webley a few times.
It would be mighty slicey and it can be done, though I think if I was going to make a dedicated slicer close to this pattern I'd probably start...
Here are a couple quick examples from my desk of how production knives handle the same issue.
Ontario's contractors just say "Screw it". :D...
There are a couple unusual things going on there. In general I don't like sharp plunges* so I set my grinder up so that the belt hangs...
He makes a really strong case for that blade shape in a dedicated defensive knife.
The Spyderco Ronin is one of the knives that made me start...
That is about 15min of work including set up if anyone is interested. ;)
Based on a quick profile, Noah's design is pretty good. It is feels a swole up 15OT.
I like that it gives a bit of knuckle clearance....
Knocking out a few of these tonight.
Dolla-dolla bill for scale.
Scales look like this with the contour roughed in but...
That would be like wrestling an anaconda trying to get untwisted. :D
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