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dragoncutlery last won the day on July 26 2016

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  1. dragoncutlery

    Mushroom Knife Hardness (65Mn)

    i was able to drill old band saw blade at 50rc with just cobalt bits made a quick machete and its doing good
  2. dragoncutlery

    Wiring a kiln

    auburn instruments has a plethra of pids
  3. dragoncutlery

    Blade Holder ( Knife Maker’s Vise )

    skip the lathe and just use a belt grinder to shape your wood jaws
  4. dragoncutlery

    F. J. Richtig

    snorri you have some reading to do
  5. dragoncutlery

    Shear Steel; The Experiment Begins

    double sheard diamond steel has a nice ring to it
  6. dragoncutlery

    Usable metal from auto junkyards and wire rope companies

    some foreign coils wont harden ether not sure the make i tosed all my coils after that not worth cutting them up just to have a blade not harden
  7. dragoncutlery

    HELP!! Somthing is wrong with my forge :(

    ive had small tanks not hiss when cracked open unless hooked up some kind of saftie in the newer valves
  8. dragoncutlery

    Power hammer with some elegant features

    yep i want one
  9. dragoncutlery

    Damascus knife making

    i use hydrous borax or more my borax tends to be clumped together from the humidity and i break it up and use it any way
  10. dragoncutlery

    nickel carbon stop

    i dont see anything specific on his site and his contact link is down i should have an email around here some were but i might wait till hes back from adventure down under before i bend his ear on this i am curious now
  11. dragoncutlery

    2x72 Belt Grinder plans

    my motor is open and right next to the contact wheel and lower than my platen which i use almost exclusively never had a problem also i am running a 1.5 which is fine for most things if i spent more time making knives i would upgrade to a 2 or even a 3 if i was doing a lot of stock removal haven't changed my belt speed in 14 years might save me some hand sanding if i did
  12. dragoncutlery

    Health issues with coal vs propane.

    i just saw a guy some were that escapes me right now who ended up in the hospital from a badly designed hood over his solid fuel forge prolly wouldn't be a bad idea to get the detector ether way you go
  13. dragoncutlery

    feather damascus pattern attempt troubleshooting

    You dont flip/rotate till after the cut is welded up also might want more layers first
  14. dragoncutlery

    Kydex without Thermoforming foam?

    i just use a leather glove and heat gun i could never get the press to do what i wanted it to