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Re: Here is a little WIP, yet to do one here.

Mon Aug 13, 2012 9:27 pm

Our eastern most Province. Newfoundland. Was standing on the easternmost point in North America. Cape Spear.

Re: Here is a little WIP, yet to do one here.

Mon Aug 13, 2012 9:29 pm

Nice!! I wasn't sure if you were talking East Coast CA or East Coast USA!

Re: Here is a little WIP, yet to do one here.

Fri Aug 24, 2012 3:49 am

Hi Pierre, how would you straighten a hardened (say 60hrc) mono steel knife if there is a slight bend? bending it by hand didn't really work and seemed risky to exert more force. if I hammer it, should I do it on wood or an anvil? thanks!

Re: Here is a little WIP, yet to do one here.

Sat Aug 25, 2012 2:36 am

The only "safe" way is by using controlled heat and 3 brass rods. Set up is a bit tricky, but the results are reliable and controllable. DO NOT hammer it. It will likely crack or break at that hardness. Especially a powder steel.

Re: Here is a little WIP, yet to do one here.

Sat Aug 25, 2012 3:07 pm

Thanks, Pierre! looks like I have to live with it.
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