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robert washburn

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  1. Don,There are 2 lock nuts on the shaft.I still might have to put stops on the shaft end later but now they are stable.Mike the whole cylinder can be removed in less than 10 minutes.
  2. I`ll try and answer everyones questions .Guy no,this is of my design.2.the reservior is under the die holder.Maybe the next will be in the legs.No guides and don`t need any at this time.This was the first we built but,not the last.New designs are all ready in progress. This one works like a champ. Later Robert
  3. MY NEW TOY My dream has finally become a reality!
  4. Don.I guess you are using these for carving.I got mine from my dentist.He couldn`t use them any more and they still cut ivory and antler like rip.Let me know and I will send you some. Robert
  5. Looking good there Guy,I do remember them.Let me know if you`re going to tannehill this year. Robert
  6. The split handles came from Wayne Goddards book.I will try and get a picture of my Japanese forging hammer and post it.It is the most used hammer in my shop.I got the idea from Don`s web page at the JC Campbell sword class pics. Robert
  7. Guy as Sweeny said heat the blade and gently pull until it releases.Next time put a little vasaline on the tang. Robert
  8. that`s some kind of pretty piece.Good luck at the show and wish I was going.Maybe next year. Robert
  9. thought I would let all know I have 3 or 4 drifts left.This will probably be the last I can get.They are 35.oo +shipping.These are cast steel drifts. Thanks Robert
  10. Check out the knives and sword on my web site.It`s been a while. Thanks Robert www washburnknives.com
  11. Guy,I made my Japanese hammer and like you have a number of diffrent style hammers.But when I go in the smithy it is the one I pick up for almost every thing that I make. Robert
  12. BEAUTIFUL PIECE AS USUAL. Thanks for the look see. Robert
  13. You can heat the blade and take a chunk of wood and whack the #### out of the cutting edge.Then use a lite hammer to xtraighten the bevils carefully. Robert
  14. What is the name of the jewelery co. out west that sells supplies?Someone told me they had it but ,old age brain fart.J.Loose has mentioned on another forum,but no luck finding it. Thanks Robert
  15. Guy,Email me I have a question for you.I lost your address in a crash. Thanks Robert Washburn at washburn@nlamerica.com
  16. Chsck out the new stuff We have posted on my web site.www washburnknives.com Thanks Robert
  17. Ocmulgee Blacksmith Guild annual knife makers hammer-in. this coming weekend Oct . 4&5.Free to the public.Check out the directions at Ed Halligans web site or contact me. Thanks Robert Washburn
  18. amen to all said. Robert
  19. Good looking piece there Bill,can`t wait to see it in person. Robert
  20. Brian,Afriend had given me the walnut and I decided to try out my dremel router and it worked like a champ.I`ve always been one for punishment any how. Robert
  21. WAKIZASHI Â BLADE STEEL: RAY KIRK'S 52100 LENGTH: 27 3/4 INCHES BLADE LENGTH: Â 21 INCHES HANDLE LENGTH: 7 INCHES HABAKI & SEPA: COPPER TSUBA: MILD FORGED STEEL HANDLE: WALNUT W/ CORD WRAP THIS IS A TAKE DOWN HANDLE WITH A BAMBOO PIN WASHBURN KNIVES
  22. -glad to see you over in this neck of the woods.Also glad to see you`re still all here . Robert
  23. Looking good .I picked up some of that wood a couple years back at the blade show and have never used it.
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