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Old 10-08-2013, 12:06 AM
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Today's work

Just a simple straight blade. The blade is 5.25" and handle is about 4.5" and the steel is .157 thick. I still need to take the bevel just a tad higher.

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Old 10-08-2013, 10:52 AM
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Nice, I'm doing the same right now with a pile of files, shoe box load.
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Old 10-12-2013, 03:48 AM
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you annealed them first right? I shudder at the thought of working a hardend file.
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Old 10-12-2013, 05:00 AM
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Don't forget to drill your pin holes before you heattreat.

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