Custom Knives | Other Knives | General Items
New Posts | New PhotosAll Photos

Go Back   The Knife Network Forums : Knife Making Discussions > Community Discussion Boards > Knife Network Community > This Old Knife

This Old Knife Here is a little forum dedicated to talking about, but not limited to, vintage and antique knives. Pics and stories of special knives or your favorite patterns are encouraged. No experts here. Just guys chattin about old knives and the legends we hav

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-14-2016, 12:14 PM
lerfds lerfds is offline
Join Date: Feb 2016
Posts: 13
Old western auto supply knife

Found this old western auto supply knife in a tacklebox
It has some pretty bad water damage..
any ideas on how i should restore it? im new to this.

Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2016, 10:10 PM
TexasJack's Avatar
TexasJack TexasJack is offline
Super Moderator
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Southeast Texas
Posts: 2,824
There's a limit to what you can do with pitting that deep. The handle looks good, so I'd just get the edge cleaned up a bit more and use it like that. You might want to spray it down with some rust preventer that will "kill" the corrosion cells.

If the handle was worse, you could sandblast the blade and coat it with something like Brownell's GunKote or Duracoat. With the original handle, I don't think that's going to come out very well.

God bless Texas! Now let's secede!!
Reply With Quote

auto, blade, coat, edge, handle, knife, ore, spray, supply, western

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Alpha Knife Supply? ncrobb The North Carolina Custom Knifemakers Guild Forum 6 02-20-2012 02:26 PM
alpha knife supply doublearrow Knife Making Discussions 7 06-11-2008 07:41 PM
Re-Handling an old Western Knife Knife Toddzio The Newbies Arena 4 12-04-2007 11:41 AM
Western Engraved Knife cavemanworkshop Fine Embellishment 5 05-02-2007 08:39 PM
Alpha Knife Supply BCB27 The Supply Center 0 10-18-2001 09:52 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:21 PM.

Copyright © 2000
? CKK Industries, Inc. ? All Rights Reserved
Powered by ...

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
The Knife Network : All Rights Reserved