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Charles du Preez

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    Making Stuff / Sci-fi / Sword&Sorcery / Game of Thrones / Anything that takes my fancy at the time.
  1. Charles du Preez

    1st Century Roman "Fulham" Gladius and Scabbard

    Seriously wow. Very nice work Patrick.
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    1st Florida Blades

    Hi JPH. Really chuffed to see you up and running again. Please tell me you are planning on posting the Neo-Vikings on here too.
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    Shibuichi, Up Close

    How deep does this rabbit hole go?
  4. Charles du Preez

    1st Century Roman Centurion's Gladius with Celtic Embellishments

    Very nice
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    Tim Jackson

    More just wondering how you get to full integral from there. Do you need to upset the tang width-wise?
  6. Charles du Preez

    8.5" Wa-Gyuto

    Looks good @justin carnecchia. Out of curiosity, what is/are the problems of poplar?
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    2x72” belt grinder - good or bad

    I think the silence means no-one has heard of them
  8. Charles du Preez

    What did you do in your shop today?

    Last weekend really but I’ve been a bit busy. Melted 170g of beeswax out of honeycomb. Now I just have to dig around the site for a cutler’s resin recipe. Edit: This is good:
  9. Boat still sitting below the tide-line waiting to be floated .
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    Wish me luck

    Sorry for the late response. Been very busy. Glad you’re out Jeremy and wishing you a speedy recovery.
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    Came a bit too soon.......

    Sorry Gerhard. Only ever used it to pay out, not receive.
  12. Charles du Preez

    Came a bit too soon.......

    Sorry to hear Gerhard but glad you have a plan. Wishing you good fortune.
  13. Charles du Preez

    Just completed another puukko.

    Thanks John
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    Just completed another puukko.

    Do you use a belt grinder to shape the handle John? If so, what grit(s) do you use?
  15. Charles du Preez

    Rolling Mill (Pics): Restart

    Congrats Bruno.
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