Afternoon folks.. I am new to the forum (although have been reading your posts for a while. I have just started out with knife making (at about 10 blades) and am really interested in knives as tools for hunting. I have made a couple out of stainless (154 CM and 440 C) and a few out of O1 (that way I can heat treat without an oven.. Please bear with me as I am sure I will be asking a number of really stupid/basic questions.