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Canadian Knifemaker

    1. New Member Introductions

      Jump in here and tell us about yourself
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    2. Forum Rules

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    1. Knife Shows & Events

      Upcoming knifemaking events
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    2. Affiliated Sites

      A list of other sites supporting Canadian Knifemakers
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    3. Canadian Suppliers

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    4. Knifemaker Clubs & Organizations

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    1. Design

      Discussions about designing knives. Making and using templates, sharing ideas.
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      Latest: 8 1/2 Chef Knife Tom Stegner, Jan 1, 2023
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    2. Steel, Hardware, & Handle Material

      Which steel to choose? What handle material?
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      Latest: Blank For A Noob? Zakalwe, Jan 30, 2023 at 1:28 PM
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    3. Working the Steel

      All about cutting, forging, grinding and filing. Making the blade and other bits.
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      Latest: Basic Order Of Steps? keiden scott, Jan 19, 2022
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    4. Heat Treating

      All about the science (or dark magic) that turns steel into blades.
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      Latest: Saw Blades Denis Gagne, Sep 1, 2022
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    5. Fit & Finish

      Putting it all together.
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      Latest: Bolster Materials? FORGE, Sep 19, 2022
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    6. Filework

      Giving your knives some extra appeal.
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      Latest: Checkering Files dancom, Mar 18, 2021
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    7. Making Your Mark

      Everything about marking your knives, from designing your mark to getting it on the blade.
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      Latest: Stamp Or Etch? Dave Hodson, Dec 25, 2022
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    8. Sharpening

      Tools and methods for getting that perfect edge.
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    1. Sheaths & Other Leather Projects

      Discuss ideas, show what you're working on.
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    2. Materials & Technique

      Questions and discussions about working with leather.
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    3. Leather & Kydex Tools and Equipment

      Hand tools? Sewing machines? Share your thoughts and show off your toys.
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      Latest: Eyelet Press Vladimir, Jan 25, 2022
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    1. Grinders

      All about this vital tool, whether it's a DIY or off-the-shelf.
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      Latest: Velocity Belt Grinders Jeandm, Feb 2, 2023 at 12:30 PM
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    2. Forges, Ovens, Kilns, & Salt Pots

      Discussions on building and using them.
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      Latest: Evenheat Clearances BrookLN, Oct 15, 2021
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    3. Jigs & Holders

      All those little helpers that make life easier.
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      Latest: Unique Grinding Jig Griff, Jun 17, 2020
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    4. Milling, Drilling, & Cutting

      Discuss all your favourite tools and accessories.
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      Latest: Drills? Grouch, Dec 4, 2022
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    5. Other Tools

      Discussions about any of your other knifemaking tools.
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      Latest: Wood Splitter Press Jeff Lamer, Jun 29, 2022
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    1. Fixed Blades

      From hunters to hatchets, you'll find it here
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      Latest: Dagger Dave Hodson, Dec 23, 2022
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    2. Folders

      Slippies, liner locks, razors, and more
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      Latest: Magnacut Nessie LeclairKnives, Aug 10, 2022
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    3. Other Projects

      Show off some non-knife things you've made
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      Latest: Gold Pendant Williamtup, Jan 26, 2022
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    4. How I Made It: Tutorials

      Share your builds to help others.
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    5. KITH (Knife In The Hat) Builds

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      Latest: 2017 K I T H Final Entries Les Tippett, Apr 14, 2018