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  1. Adriaan G

    Edge geometry

    I added a picture for you Thank you
  2. Adriaan G

    Edge geometry

    Well i like the thick spine and it was what i had when i started but what do you suggest i do with the edge
  3. Adriaan G

    Edge geometry

    Its a mini cleaver made from +/-6.5 mm thick leaf spring
  4. Adriaan G

    Edge geometry

    A mini cleaver, what type of edge is easy to sharpen? Where on the forum should i check for info on how to form an edge and keep out those lines from filing
  5. Adriaan G

    Edge geometry

    I decided to start with a knife but im not sure about the blade should it be straight from bevel to apex or taper with a small secondary edge I put an imagine just as a reference to what i wnat the blade to be similar to
  6. Adriaan G

    Mystery stainless steel

    Yeah thanks my dad bought the stainlees i wasn't with gim but i started a blade on a leafspring ill get 5160 in yhe future, but can i just do the heat till non magnetic and quench for the 516o
  7. Adriaan G

    Mild steel test

    Thanks ill check out the spark test @Alex Middleton
  8. Adriaan G

    Mild steel test

    Is there a test i can do to test if a piece of metal is high carbon or mild steel
  9. Adriaan G

    Mystery stainless steel

    Thanks i think ill just leave it
  10. Hi guys i meed advice i got some cheap stainless steel but im a beginner and besides that its stainless i dont know what composition it has. Any advice on how to heat treat would be appreciated i want atleast attempt to heat treat it. If this does not belong here please tell me where to post it.
  11. Adriaan G

    Forced Petina

    Thanks @Joël Mercier.
  12. Adriaan G

    Forced Petina

    Hi im not sure if this belongs here or if its posted somewhere else, but for high carbon blades does a forced patina with lets say vinegar protect high carbon blades from rust ordoes it just make the blade darker? Would it be practical for kitchen knives.?
  13. Adriaan G

    Very simple beginners propane forge!!!

    This is late but where can i buy propane torches amd firebrick in windhoek, because im 17 so i can't really afford a lot
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