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Old 08-10-2019, 08:18 AM
Tex65 Tex65 is offline
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First one

First one that wasn’t intended to be a practice piece.
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Old 08-10-2019, 09:58 AM
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Nice job. Keep it up!
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Old 08-10-2019, 03:41 PM
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Nicely done! I like it.
One small comment at the ricasso. A qtip with acetone is really good at getting the epoxy removed that is squeezed out. I also learned to keep watching for more epoxy getting squeezed out, since it expands a little while curing.
Have you made a sheath yet? Working with leather is really fun!
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Old 08-11-2019, 04:11 AM
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Thanks for the tip. Just did the handle on my next one and same problem. Gonna have to work on keeping the epoxy cleaned up.
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Old 08-11-2019, 08:08 AM
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get a 3/16 brass rod and sharpen to a chisel. it will remove epoxy and not scratch your blade.
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