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Offline DC

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Re: 1st Knife Build in 3 Years!
« Reply #45 on: July 10, 2017, 12:20:55 pm »
Could you silver solder or braze it before you harden. They would take the temperature. The guard would be in the way of grinding I guess.
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Offline E. Jensen

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« Reply #46 on: July 17, 2017, 09:47:48 am »
In the way of finishing the blade, and would have to use higher temp stuff, >1500-1600F.  Best in the future to just get a tight fit and not worry about soldering.

Offline jaxenro

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« Reply #47 on: July 17, 2017, 10:09:27 am »
I used to own well over 100 daggers made in Sheffield England from 1850's to the 1920's and have looked st 100's more. No one made better knives than they did and they usually didn't solder the guard just fit it tight against the handle. Table cutlery including carving knives were soldered more often

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« Reply #48 on: July 17, 2017, 01:12:31 pm »
Ya, when you really think about it, and all the hidden and through tang knives made throughout history, hardly any were ever soldered.  Not sure about the history of solder but I'd venture to guess it's a relatively recent innovation.  As long as you seal it from moisture and dirt, which a tight fit and a dab of glue should do, is no problem.


Anywho, I cleaned up the knife, again.  Tight fit.  I won't have to finish before I leave for work, but I did pick up an unfinished blade I started years and years ago.  Almost done.

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Re: 1st Knife Build in 3 Years!
« Reply #49 on: July 18, 2017, 07:11:41 pm »
Done

Offline ScottS

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Re: 1st Knife Build in 3 Years!
« Reply #50 on: July 18, 2017, 07:25:35 pm »
Ohh Sarah!! You did not disappoint!
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Re: 1st Knife Build in 3 Years!
« Reply #51 on: July 18, 2017, 09:11:09 pm »
Wow, that's nice
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« Reply #52 on: July 18, 2017, 09:46:33 pm »
Wow that is a beauty! Turned out great! Cheers- Brendan

Offline Adam

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Re: 1st Knife Build in 3 Years!
« Reply #53 on: July 20, 2017, 04:28:55 pm »
Very, very nice!  Thanks for posting this.  It turned out incredible; you have tremendous skill.

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« Reply #54 on: July 20, 2017, 05:26:09 pm »
E.J. send that "beater knife" to me .............. ;) :)
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« Reply #55 on: July 27, 2017, 08:43:36 am »
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that's really a beauty. jaw dropping for sure!  :OK

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« Reply #56 on: July 27, 2017, 03:12:14 pm »
Beautiful knife and I like the beater, too.
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Re: 1st Knife Build in 3 Years!
« Reply #57 on: July 27, 2017, 04:21:55 pm »
Wow beautiful knife

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Re: 1st Knife Build in 3 Years!
« Reply #58 on: July 28, 2017, 03:26:24 am »
Very nice work, looks incredible and sharp.
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