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Changing blade curvature in the quench

by James Helm
1,305 5 08/26/2015 03:52PM
Last Post by C Amber

Grain refinement for Stainless Steel   (Pages: 1 2 3)

by CowboyClay
4,575 66 08/24/2015 06:18PM
Last Post by CowboyClay

Tight Temperature Control

by CowboyClay
1,146 14 08/24/2015 12:54PM
Last Post by Joe Calton

RWL 34

by CowboyClay
2,822 7 08/24/2015 03:19AM
Last Post by marthinus

toughest strongest stainless steel?   (Pages: 1 2)

by KWB
7,429 39 08/06/2015 02:33PM
Last Post by Ryan Nafe

Tempering a mixed phase micro structure

by CowboyClay
1,241 9 07/17/2015 12:49PM
Last Post by CowboyClay

blade final grinding

by oldsailorsknives
914 1 07/13/2015 08:20PM
Last Post by oldsailorsknives

Reblading of slipjoints.

by Bugout Bill
955 2 06/19/2015 10:51PM
Last Post by cKc

partial tang help   (Pages: 1 2)

by KWB
2,882 34 06/16/2015 06:24PM
Last Post by KWB

Tough stainless suggestions

by Pierre-Built
2,294 18 06/09/2015 10:17AM
Last Post by Pierre-Built

tempering of low alloy steels

by CowboyClay
985 9 06/02/2015 07:09PM
Last Post by CowboyClay

S7 heat treatment...looking at you Cliff, Wnease, and Cowboy Clay   (Pages: 1 2)

by C Amber
2,668 44 05/30/2015 04:56AM
Last Post by C Amber

S30V temper

by wnease
1,605 27 05/21/2015 08:31PM
Last Post by CliffStamp

The Customer Always Knows Best...

by Bugout Bill
1,593 8 05/21/2015 12:06PM
Last Post by Bugout Bill

How I make leather sheaths

by Joe Calton
1,400 10 05/18/2015 04:20PM
Last Post by Joe Calton

grind, ht, etc

by KWB
1,573 27 05/16/2015 12:26PM
Last Post by CliffStamp

thinest edge geometry for heavy use   (Pages: 1 2)

by KWB
2,669 45 05/12/2015 06:26PM
Last Post by KWB

new belt grinder

by Joe Calton
1,242 10 05/10/2015 10:13PM
Last Post by Old Spice

Some Knife Blades

by cKc
1,379 13 05/06/2015 09:49PM
Last Post by cKc

Dust Collector

by cKc
936 1 05/04/2015 11:40PM
Last Post by cKc

Partial Quenches?

by Bugout Bill
1,237 10 04/27/2015 08:52PM
Last Post by Mark Nelson

poor man's cryo

by wnease
1,101 3 04/11/2015 04:12AM
Last Post by wnease

What makes a good bushcraft knife?   (Pages: 1 2)

by razoredgeknives
5,263 36 04/01/2015 11:33PM
Last Post by si

question about blade design

by si
1,046 6 04/01/2015 11:23PM
Last Post by si

real world grip

by wnease
1,727 21 03/18/2015 07:44PM
Last Post by Mark Nelson

edge geomerty and choppers.

by KWB
2,048 28 03/17/2015 09:10AM
Last Post by FortyTwoBlades

folder strength

by KWB
1,156 8 03/15/2015 11:23PM
Last Post by KWB

self intervention: too many big blades eye rolling smiley

by wnease
2,451 21 03/10/2015 05:13PM
Last Post by wnease

CNC machine Z-FiNit nitrogen steel?

by Knibes
1,036 2 03/08/2015 02:57PM
Last Post by Knibes

Need 2x72 belt recommendation for water-cooled belt sander

by razoredgeknives
4,529 22 02/20/2015 01:37PM
Last Post by razoredgeknives