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My first and second knives


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I built a brake drum forge last week and had a couple precision ground pieces of bar stock I'd figure I'd experiment with. I was surprised when the blades didn't take much of a hardening, but found out later that the bar stock was low carbon.....oh well, it was good practice.

 

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nice grind lines on the first and second one has a nice shape!

 

Sucks about the low carbon, you should learn a little about spark testing if you are working mystery steel it helps a little.

 

nice work!

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The second is my favorite also. I need to get some good steel and make another. Yes, my anvil is small, but it gets the job done....

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Very nice. The second one has a very nice shape.

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