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This is the very first knife that I made from concept to cutting. This little fella has taught me more than all the reading I could find. 1st. I looked for patterns in as many places as I could, ended up using a little of this, a little of that and drawing out what I thought would make a usable EDC piece. 2nd. Filing bevels with a homemade filing jig and a file take a LONG time. 3rd. Even plunge lines a a bigger if you do it by eye. 4th. Sand your metal as smooth as you can BEFORE YOU HEAT TREAT IT. 5th. Pick a handle material that you know you'll like. If you don't l