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  1. cool idea.. iv been saving one of them pipe vice since i was 15. heh, never have needed it but hung onto it cause it was old when i found it and then just sorta stuck with me through life... you know you just drag it along with ya.. cause you have had it so long.. well now i have a use for it.. ill just haev to build a bigger heavier forge.. heh my little forge would tip over if welded the vice to it.. will keep this idea in the back of my head when i make a better forge. and think i spent a 180.00 for a heavy duty post vice to do the same thing.. when i had something already.. doh!! chris.
  2. wow, them some amazing work there.. them boys got talent. heh chris.
  3. cool. i need to get some cable.. i really like the patterns you get from cable.. im a fan of simple open pattern.. nothing real radicall.. chris.
  4. she turned out great. thank you for sharing.. i really like how you did the handle.. turned out fantastic.. chris.
  5. i would love to meet someone in this craft. yeah that is my part of the woods.. im waiting for fall my self to start forging. LOL. will def have to meet you friend im a noob and have lots to learn. chris.
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    Water stones

    here is info on shapton.. http://www.shaptonstones.com/includes/lang...tones/care.html the price are about the same for the nortons and shaptons. chris.
  7. i like it.. no clue how strong the tang would be.. but the blade/bolster look great. chris.
  8. thank for the tips, keep up the good work serge
  9. jipp

    Water stones

    anyone have experience with nortons whetstones? im thinking giving them a try.. starting out with 1000 grit for my first water stone? what do you guys think? chris.
  10. i really like that knife.. you did good man.. you rock.. congrats on the work space.. i wish i had more room.. chris.
  11. i like it, keep up the good work. and just remember even the best of the best had to start some where.. yeah im new to this stuff my self.. but i look at the all the work of arts here as inspiration.. i will joke some times about i should just throw the towel in on some really nice knives.. but i have to much of my moms irish blood in me to give up for the most part.. which can be a bad thing. LOL and not beat my self up to hard... you did good man chris.
  12. ok im a sucker for a bowie, etc.. that knife is rocking. you did good. thanks for sharing. chris.
  13. wow. amazing hamon. i bought the polishing dvd that walter did on hybrid polishing.. i hope i can get half as good hamons as you and others on this forum.. you rock. chris.
  14. you got mad skillz.. thanks for sharing. chris.
  15. kith == knife in the hat.. basically everyone builds one then they do a random drawing.. and you send your knife to whoever got drawn for it, and you get one in return. pretty cool way to experience knifes you may never get too other wise. chris.
  16. thank you jim.. i have some walnut brown leather dye i can use. chris.
  17. i like the pastern cliff.. for me i like big open patterns for damacus.. dunno the real tight stuff just to busy for me i guess at this point in my life.. big simple.. is where its at these days.. you rock. thanks for sharing. chris.
  18. yeah i like this one too.. nice touch with the cap.. ill have to get a lb of pewter to play around with.. chris.
  19. looks good keep up the good work. chris.
  20. looks good. did yu do anything to the sanbar horn? i bought a piece to use this fall and mine is way black compared to yours.. thanks chris.
  21. looks good sam.. i like how you aged the handle.. gives it that old time feel.. no complaints, would love to swing her through a watermelon. thanks for sharing. chris.
  22. jipp

    Water stones

    wow,natural stones are expensive.. im to poor for such stones. if i win the lottery ill get the complete kit for 45,000 yen. i was sharpening a knife today thinking i should upgrade to some new stones... sigh. laughs we only live once so if you have the cash go for it i say. chris.
  23. very cool.. i was just thinking today about a friction folder... yupp, gonna have to give one a try.. im to stupid to do any of the other type of folders. lol thanks for sharing.. you did good. chris.
  24. jipp

    A little shocked

    im a sucker for a women whit a sharp edge, or a guitar.. either works for me... heck with them dee.. you rock. chris.
  25. looking good wade, yeah im a sucker for burl.. i really like the stuff that is like falling apart with holes and stuff in it.. just adds so much, yeah i aint perfect but you cross me and ill cut you attitude to a knife thanks for sharing wade, you rock man. chris.
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