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Old 04-10-2017, 12:26 AM
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Finished my first knife!

Well, today's the day! I finally finished a blade! Made out of 440c... this was a challenge for sure, but I'm fairly happy with the results, it being my first knife and all. It's not perfect, but it does cut stuff! On to the next! Also, thanks to everyone on the forum with more experience than I. This place is truly a wealth of knowledge.





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Old 04-10-2017, 09:57 AM
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Congrats! That looks very good for a first knife. You probably went fancier than you should have for a first knife but everyone seems to do that so you're not alone. Keep working on those grind lines and remember that if they won't co-operate you can raise them until you have a full flat grind. It just takes practice ...


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Old 04-11-2017, 11:41 AM
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Awesome looking first blade....as you said on to the next! be carefull you may get addicted
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Old 04-11-2017, 01:12 PM
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That's a way lot better looking than my first knife. Keep up the good work.

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Old 04-11-2017, 03:16 PM
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Looks great! Keep it up!


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Old 04-13-2017, 09:28 AM
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One of the best first knives I've seen. Just work on those grind lines a bit and you're ahead of a lot of newbies already, assuming your heat treat is correct.


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Old 04-13-2017, 10:34 AM
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Looks good !!!


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Old 04-13-2017, 05:19 PM
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#### site better than my first knife!


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