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      IMPORTANT Registration rules   02/12/2017

      Use your real name or you will NOT get in.  No aliases or nicknames, no numerals in your name. Do not use the words knives, blades, swords, forge, smith (unless that is your name of course) etc. We are all bladesmiths and knifemakers here.  If you feel you need an exception or are having difficulty registering, send a personal email to the forum registrar here.  
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Vern Wimmer

So, you want to make a knife. OR,

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If you do cut a propane tank make sure the valve is off of it so any pressure from expanding gasses has a large enough hole to escape. In order to get the valve off i take a leather belt and wrap it around the body of the tank so when you turn the valve out the belt tightens around the tank and gives you something to hang onto. It is usually a 2 man job.

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Burnt r134-a from refrigerant tanks is extremely toxic. I suggest you proceed the same way as for propane tanks. 

Edited by Joël Mercier

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