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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by donnymac250, Mar 8, 2014.

  1. donnymac250

    donnymac250 Member

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    hello all .
    well im new to knife making .living in kelowna b.c. . i have made my own 2x72 grinder , but not with out head aches lol , and also made a mini forge that i have got ideas from the internet . made my first knife with help from a great guy roger hatt . now on my second one , doing it all on my own . i would like to thank rob watson and jim clow aka boat builder , and roger hatt . as they have all been awesome helping me get started . i would put picks up ,but im not sure how to do it on this site . any how you all take care .
     
  2. Rob W

    Rob W Active Member

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    looking forward to your pics Don , thanks and your more than welcome , hope you make many great pieces in the future !!
     
  3. dancom

    dancom Dust Maker

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    Welcome to the forum. I am glad to hear you got your grinder together. Looking forward to seeing what you've been up to.

    Cheers!
     
  4. donnymac250

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    ok had to post pics one at a time sorry, could not figure out how to do all at once . will try to figure out in the future pics are of my grinder and my mini forge and my pipe and burner for my next forge .all ideas from the internet .
     
  8. Mythtaken

    Mythtaken Staff Member CKM Staff

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    Welcome to CKM. Really nice work on your grinder and forge. Looking forward to seeing the knives you make with them.
     
  9. MarkJeffrey

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    Welcome! Nice working the grinder and forge. I see some scales sitting there did those go on a knife yet? we like pics!
     
  10. donnymac250

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    my first knife made at roger hatts house . did final grind and handles at my house . made an attempt at me second one yesterday and today . had it tempered and doing my final grind , then i over heated the edge .sad so sad . now its stuck in my shop wall . seem to be tempered ok , put it in the vise . it did not bend or crack .
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  11. dancom

    dancom Dust Maker

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    Love this picture. It has all the elements of danger--gas, electricity and DIY!
     
  12. Alexander13

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    Welcome, looks like a great little set up! and great first knife!
     
  13. donnymac250

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    thanks everyone
     

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