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Jim Pierce

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Jim Pierce last won the day on September 17 2017

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About Jim Pierce

  • Birthday 09/08/1967

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    Lockport Illinois

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  1. Jim Pierce

    How I Start a New Project

    This is going to be interesting. Always enjoy seeing your work. Thanks for sharing as always.
  2. Jim Pierce

    2×72 grinder; build or buy when on a budget?

    I went with an Oregon Blade Maker about a year ago, it comes with a flat platen for around $500. I also got a small wheel attachment and contact wheel with tool arms. 1 hp motor and vfd drive all told with shipping around $1300. Hope this helps, shopping around for motor and vfd can save you some money. I went with the same as a video from youtube since it showed all the electrical hook up. Electric is magic to me and I don't mess with it.
  3. Jim Pierce

    Completed Mosaic Bowie

    Very nice Gary, thanks for sharing.
  4. Jim Pierce

    Elven belt knife

    My thoughts exactly!! Like a young Michelle Pfeiffer!!
  5. Jim Pierce

    A Rare Score for the Shop

    Nice score, up where I'm at your lucky if you can find so, so for $4.00 a lb.
  6. Jim Pierce

    "Sovereign" Dagger.

    Everything on this piece is so interesting, from the ridge in the blade to the rose damascus pommel. But I keep coming back to that handle, the cage bars are so cool. I look at this whole knife and start going over "how'd he do that". Great dagger Salem, Thanks for sharing.
  7. Jim Pierce

    Buckeye Hunter - or the knife I made twice

    Very nice Wes, using W2 from Aldo, for the first time right now hoping the Hamon comes out half as good as yours. Thanks for sharing.
  8. Jim Pierce

    My latest and last work for awhile

    Very nice and good luck on the move. I have around four years till retirement and moving to same area, Tennessee side of mountains.
  9. Jim Pierce

    "SnarkNado" Fighter.

    I have really enjoyed all the knives I've seen from you Salem but I think I like this one the best. Your design on the handle is awesome. Will we be seeing a sheath?
  10. Jim Pierce

    Mini-Anvils, Possibly For Sale

    I'm a definite buyer as well.
  11. Jim Pierce

    Bird and trout

    I watched a video of J. Neilson, after annealing the tang, he fit the guard to the blade, put it on an anvil and hit the guard till it closed the gaps. Took it off and cleaned it up.
  12. Jim Pierce

    FABA hammer in

    Bendy swords and cans of Moonshine looks like a fun place to be, thanks for sharing.
  13. Jim Pierce

    WIP--A Small Gentleman's Dagger

    Gary, enjoying this WIP as always. I like the way you did the guard.
  14. Jim Pierce

    La Hija de la Luna (aka Cholula)

    Beautiful work Peter, your detail on the whole package is amazing.
  15. Jim Pierce

    Completed Integral D-Guard:

    Very nice Gary, and thanks for the WIP on this one, I learned a lot.
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