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Brian Dougherty

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About Brian Dougherty

  • Birthday July 11

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    West Central Indiana, USA
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    Just about anything that lets me work with my hands.

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  1. Finally, a Knife For Me

    Now that is a good relationship!
  2. 2x72 Belt Grinder plans

    The rule of thumb is ~1kW into the motor for every horsepower that comes out of it so your 1.5kW would probably be closer to 1.5hp, maybe a bit more on a good day. More would be nice to have, but 1.5kW will make a lot of knives if the extra money just isn't there.
  3. Oh yeah

    Mmm... ...oven length envy <drool sound>
  4. A Scary Day Here at the Old Homestead

    Oh man, I'm really sorry to hear this, but glad you were able to contain it as well as you did.
  5. Discussion with "The Boss"

    Wait, isn't your wife an artisan blacksmith? I mean it's charcoal... ...I don't understand the confusion... ...than again, my wife gave up on me years ago
  6. What did you do in your shop today?

    Yikes. God's speed to you and all the other folks out there!
  7. Removing stains from ivory?

    I was kind of thinking the same thing...
  8. Dwarven Hunting Knife

    This attitude is why you have seen success...
  9. Ouroboros Sword

    Holy cow! If the book is half as good as your work, it will be a hit.
  10. My very first two knives

    You know, Gabriel Iglesias's publicist probably wonders why this site occasionally shows up in his automated search results...
  11. My lastest WIP

    Oops, I missed the final pics when they got posted. Nicely done!
  12. My very first two knives

    Looks like a promising start to knife making. Spend some time looking at the edge geometries, and bevels of the more experienced makers here, and forget what the bevels of most commercial knives look like. Based on the grind lines in your bevels, it looks like you did them after hand sanding the rest?
  13. I feel like a dog sometimes...

  14. Renaissance Sidesword WIP

    My god man! This thing just keeps getting better
  15. Starting a New Mosaic

    Wow, looks very cobweb-like!