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Grinding the chamfer on the knife blade. I use a homemade Slige-Jigg to hold the blade.
Typical drawing of a knife and the materials found.
Final sanding with the sandpaper.
Sanding and polishing with EEE-Ultra Shine sanding paste.
Drawing of one of my knives.
Rough sharpening of knife handle. It is done with file. Afterwards sanded with sandpaper.
Knife that is ready for filework.
A few different knife projects in progress.
Kitchen knives in different stages.
Various kitchen knives from a project.
Knife that is being glued. It sits in tension in a clamp.
Dyeing of leather sheath with decoration. It is done with small brushes and grain inks.
Blades that are coarsely ground on the belt sander. The next step is grinding the chamfer.
Finished knife blades in various sizes.
Damasked knife blade dipped in acid the first time. Very satisfying to follow :-)
3 damaged blades that are ready to use.
Hardness is measured on the blades after they have been hardened and tanned. I regularly check the hardness to maintain the good quality.
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