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Dan Breen

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  1. Price drop to 160 Aus $ plus shipping
  2. the tanto Details: Type of steel: 1075 high carbon steel Handle material: African mahogany Dimensions: total length: 21.5cm Blade length: 9.5cm Handle length: 12cm Blade thickness: 0.5cm Handle thickness: 1.5cm Blade height: 2.5cm Handle height: 2.5cm Type of grind: hollow ground Sanded up to 800 grit and then buffed on wheel. Two different bevels in the tanto style. Three pins and an eyelet. Price: 220 Aus $ plus shipping 170 US $ plus shipping 130 £ plus shipping 145€ Plus shipping images: Dan New drop point knife for sale details below Details: Type of steel: A2 tool steel Handle material: Unknown wood Dimensions: total length: 22.5cm Blade length: 11.5cm Handle length: 11cm Blade thickness: 0.5cm Handle thickness: 3cm Blade height: 3cm Handle height: 3cm Type of grind: hollow ground Sanded up to 600 grit and then buffed on wheel. Not accurate but roughly 1cm in between each grove on the spine making a 5cm ruler Three pins and an eyelet. Please note that there is a crack in the handle held together by glue before purchasing Price: 220 Aus $ plus shipping 170 US $ plus shipping 130 £ plus shipping 145€ Plus shipping images: New mini cleaver for sale. Details: Type of steel: 1075 high carbon Handle material: African mahogany Dimensions: total length: 10cm Blade length: 5cm Handle length: 5cm Blade thickness: 0.5cm Handle thickness: 2cm Blade height: 3.5cm Handle height: 1.5cm Type of grind: hollow ground Sanded up to 600 grit and then buffed on wheel. Rounded spine Three pins and an eyelet. price: 160 Aus $ plus shipping 124 US $ plus shipping 106 € plus shipping 95 £ plus shipping images: All prices are negotiable within reason email me at Stumpingiron@gmail.com or pm me if intrested. Payments with direct debit,
  3. Details: Type of steel: it is made from an old file so either 1095 high carbon or W1. Handle material: Unknown wood Dimensions: total length: 19cm Blade length: 9cm Handle length: 10cm Blade thickness: 0.4cm Handle thickness: 1.5cm Blade height: 2.3cm Handle height: 2cm Type of grind: hollow ground Sanded up to 800 grit and then buffed on wheel. Tapered tang Price: 160 Aus $ plus shipping 95 US $ plus shipping 106 € plus shipping 95 £ plus shipping Price is negotiable. Email me at stumpingiron@gmail.com or PM me for payment. Payment is made through direct debit only.
  4. Thanks For the comment Daniel but I have already bought steel from artisan supplies and because I am in Australia texasknifemakers would probably cost more in shipping.
  5. Thanks man I think I will just stick with high carbon and tool steels for now just makes life easier and cheaper.
  6. Oh yes I see I do not think I won't to keep it hot for an hour and a half I do not have enough gas or sub zero temps. Do you recommend I do not get a stainless steel and just stick with high carbon and tool steels ?
  7. Thanks guys I am going to get my metal off artisan supplies the metal I am selecting is 440c for stainless steel, 1045 tool steel square bar and 1095 carbon steel. Thanks so much for your help.
  8. I have been making knives out of mystery steel for about a year now and I think it is time I should invest in some good quality steel. I do hot work and cold work depends on what I am doing but at the moment mostly cold work. I am trying to find a place where I can buy o1 tool steel. The problem is I live in Darwin region Australia and I can't buy specific types of steel locally. I was told to look at online stores in America by another knife maker because it is a lot cheaper but I am not sure what site I should get it from. Sorry for being so difficult in finding metal but it would really help if I found a good site to get steel from. Dan
  9. hmm efficient thanks a bunch guys helps a lot Dan
  10. Finally one last thing how would I heat treat something that would not fit in a toaster oven but the knife I am making now obviously does but say if I were to make a machete
  11. Thanks a bunch mate that's sounds real good I can probably find one at my local dump shop
  12. Oh ok thanks man so does a toaster oven still use a lot of propane or is it fairly propane efficient
  13. Hi I have just quenched my blade and I need to temper it but all the methods I seem to find are to whack it in 300 C heat for a couple hours. I am just wondering if there is another way because that uses a bunch of propane. I have heard about watching the colour of the steel and the spine turning blue and the blade turning into a wheat colour. Just wondering about suggestions and also if the colour method works do I have to heat the metal up for a couple hours still thanks.
  14. Thanks mate so zirconia for the main grind and rough grits and alumina oxide for finer grits and polishing cheers.
  15. Hi I just got a belt grinder and I have used the belt that came with the auction I am wondering what type of belt I should get. I am leaning towards the zirconia belt because the life is a lot longer but I just want to hear a professionals thought or someone with experience with a belt grinder. the belt size is 50mm by 914mm. thanks a bunch, Dan