Category Archives: Knives

Random Things

I’ve been delinquent in my posting for the last few weeks.  I’ve been doing a few things but none of them had progressed enough to be worth posting.  So, I’ll post them all together! Gill had this interesting looking vise … Continue reading

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Two Brick Forge

I ran across a thread on Bladeforums about a two brick forge and decided to make one.  For hardening knives,  I need a way to heat them.  I’d tried my charcoal grill successfully, but think this smaller forge would be … Continue reading

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Making a Knife

For a while I’ve wanted to make a knife.  I finally decided to give it a try this week.  Making a knife requires using good steel that will harden and take an edge.  Normal steel like you see at the … Continue reading

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Making an Axe or Hatchet Leather Sheath

I made a leather sheath for my hatchet today but it would work well for an axe as well if made larger.  It’s a relatively simple process and I thought I’d share. The first thing to do is figure out … Continue reading

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Kershaw Cryo Pictorial Review

I picked up one of Kershaw’s newest offerings today.  It is the 1555TI Cryo.  This is one of their knives that they brought out this year.  It is made in China and cost $32 from Amazon at the time of … Continue reading

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Kershaw Junk Yard Dog Clip Mod

In my last post I mentioned that I didn’t like the clip on my Kershaw Junk Yard Dog pocket knife.  I decided to do something about that today. Before I started removing material I needed an idea of what I … Continue reading

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Kershaw Blems

If you’re not into pocket knives, the name Kershaw might be an unknown name to you.  Kershaw is an American knife manufacturer in Oregon who makes some very nice and reasonably priced pocket knives.  They make a majority of their … Continue reading

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