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New blades!

Discussion in 'Fixed Blades' started by stevebates, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. stevebates

    stevebates Active Member

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    A few knives on the go so far. I'm gonna be busy getting these done AND the KITH...lol!!!
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  2. Alexander13

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    Wow, and I thought I had lots on the go with 5 knives. 2 for the KITH (one's a back up) and 3 others, but this is ambitious! Good luck, it looks like lots of fun.
     
  3. stevebates

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    Thanks...they are coming along nicely and should have a least 3 completely finished by the weekend :)
     
  4. Foster J

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    Looks like some nice steel there.
     
  5. Icho-

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    Lookin good. I have the same thing going on there Steve. I have 8 heat treated. 3 of them are 90% done with handles. Just some final finishing. My kith is ready for heat treat but I want to get at least a few more blanks ready before I send it out. The worst thing about it all is that I'm moving next friday. :juggle:
     
  6. stevebates

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    That's Awesome Icho 'tis the season I guess...good luck with the move and I can't wait to see pics of your blades :)
     
  7. Icho-

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    Thanks Steve. I will be posting pics when the knives are done but I don't know if I will get to work on them any time soon. I may even have to bail on the gun show. :(
     
  8. Brad

    Brad Active Member

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    Looking goo Icho. Make sure your new place has a good shop :)
     
  9. Icho-

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    Same size garage but I will actually organize it lol. And it pas a decent size laundry room that my wife might share with me so that I can also have a couple work benches in it so that I can have a leather area and finishing area. I have to be nice to her. ;)
     
  10. Brad

    Brad Active Member

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    Happy wife is a happy life. You don't mean to say that an organized shop is achievable?
     
  11. Icho-

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    Vrey true. Lol. I don't know how achievable it is for me yet. Lol. Looking at some of ther shop pics here makes me jealous.
     
  12. stevebates

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    A little bit of an assembly line going on...lol!!! Gotta get these 10 blades done and get back to finishing the KITH!

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  13. stevebates

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    2 blue burl and 1 pink burl skinners all 154cm with a total 9" length.

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  14. Mythtaken

    Mythtaken Staff Member CKM Staff

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    Wow! Nice stuff Steve. Maybe you should consider changing your username to "the machine" with all this productivity.
     
  15. stevebates

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    Lol Myth, I can't because then I'd be out $30 for a whole new set of stencils...lol! Gotta get a few more blades done so I can return to the viking KITH, but it is getting chilly in the shop ;)
     
  16. MarkJeffrey

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    Nice! I really like the forth one in from the right, will the 4 small holes in the square pattern show in front of the handle? I like that.
     
  17. stevebates

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    No they won't Mark although looking at it, may be n interesting idea. Two of the holes are for pinning the bolsters and the other two were intended to help seal the bond between the bolsters and the blade.
     
  18. Rob W

    Rob W Active Member

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    wow youve been a busy maker !! Looks good buddy !!!
     
  19. stevebates

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    Fillet knives 154CM, 11 3/4" total with blue and grey acrylics and yellow liners.

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  20. Icho-

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    All are looking great but I think these two may be my faves so far.
     

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