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  1. Please make designs as many as you like and I...

    Please make designs as many as you like and I hope you enjoy it.
    May it bring you wealth and succes.
    And a long life and many employees.
    But I do object against the name that you suggest.
  2. Thread: Fixed Shabaria

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    That is correct. Mr. Wood made it to a drawing...

    That is correct.
    Mr. Wood made it to a drawing provided by the customer.
    He said it was ''a bitch to grind''.

    For good measure, here a picture of an original one.
    Blade is usualy around 7...
  3. Thread: Fixed Shabaria

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    Fixed Shabaria

    I came across this knife on British Blades.
    Made by Alan Wood, well known for the Woodlore bushcraft knife.
    I think it looks rather well.
    ...
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    Mine too, very clean and a nice combination of...

    Mine too, very clean and a nice combination of traditional and modern.
    Just simple and a lovely shape.
  5. Likewise Werner

    Likewise Werner
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    I fully agree, I have one with a damascus blade...

    I fully agree, I have one with a damascus blade and mammoth scale.
    But the plain ones are great too.
    It is wonderful in the hand for such a large folder.
    ...
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    Honestly, in the case of Mantis, I couldn't care...

    Honestly, in the case of Mantis, I couldn't care less.
  8. That's right Paul, but it seems to be more...

    That's right Paul, but it seems to be more ceremonial nowadays than a weapon.
    In this case it prooved better than nothing though.
  9. True that, and there are nerves and an artery...

    True that, and there are nerves and an artery where it wil strike if you are fooling with it.
    And that tip goes deep.
    I suggest you search some information about karambits.
    Steve Tarani is a name...
  10. Thread: EDC Helmet?

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    You mean, when not riding a motorcycle? Or not...

    You mean, when not riding a motorcycle?
    Or not at a workingplace that does incorporate some real world risk.

    When it's voluntarily, I'm all for it.
    Let fools make fools of themselves.
    ...
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    Great thread. Haven't seen a fuse this short in...

    Great thread.
    Haven't seen a fuse this short in a while.
    Best of luck.
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    That's what I figured out too. At this place it...

    That's what I figured out too.
    At this place it provides the most leverage.
    Lovely little knife, this one.
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    If there is anything that can mess with this...

    If there is anything that can mess with this design, it is overtightening the screw of the stop-pin.
    Just how smooth is the blade action?
    And is the original spacer still in place.
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    I'm looking for excellence. It may be in design,...

    I'm looking for excellence.
    It may be in design, it may be in craftmanship, but someone has to be doing his or hers very best.
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    Smooth CF takes a nice polish if you use...

    Smooth CF takes a nice polish if you use MicroMesh.
    But whatever you decide to do, keep that Dremel away from your knives.
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    Thanks Doc. A traditional Saami knife and Ray...

    Thanks Doc.
    A traditional Saami knife and Ray Mears explanation is spot on, as usual.
    In Scandinavia it is quite common for a knifemaker to buy the blades.
    They can vary from clean looking,...
  17. Those are fine numbers Paul. The best are in the...

    Those are fine numbers Paul.
    The best are in the custom knife field.
    Most manufacturers don't go that far.
    Fearing complaints of their customers who abuse their blades.

    I have only one folder...
  18. Thread: Spyderco Design

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    You're welcome. If I may suggest, think of it...

    You're welcome.
    If I may suggest, think of it this way.

    http://i113.photobucket.com/albums/n202/Piet-S/IMG_0360.jpg
  19. Thread: Spyderco Design

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    Visually very pleasing designs. But the pivots...

    Visually very pleasing designs.
    But the pivots are in the wrong place.
    Both of them can not be made as they are now, if ever.
    You must also make drawings with the knives closed and the internals...
  20. Thread: FB's in blank

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    That could work, bushcraft style blades are...

    That could work, bushcraft style blades are popular among amateur knifemakers.
    The only real problem I see is the price.
    It is very tough to compete with Enzo blades, which costs 40/70 Euro's and...
  21. Thread: FB's in blank

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    It's not a bad idea. Fallkniven does it. ...

    It's not a bad idea.
    Fallkniven does it.

    http://www.fallkniven.com/en/shop/category/26/blades

    If it's just for the joy of knifemaking, there are many blades available.
    From cheap to...
  22. Thread: heat treatment

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    Hardness will be effected when you reach...

    Hardness will be effected when you reach tempering temperatures.
    Roughly 200 degrees Celcius, about 390 Fahrenheit.
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    Great gift Paul. Enjoy Arend, these were made by...

    Great gift Paul.
    Enjoy Arend, these were made by Moki IIRC, build quality is very nice.
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    Thank you, yes I had a fine day. No worries...

    Thank you, yes I had a fine day.
    No worries Tony, I drink for the taste, not to get loaded.

    And on top of it all, my cousins wife gave birth to a healthy son.
    It's a good day to be born on, the...
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    Thank you very much, my friends. Always a lot of...

    Thank you very much, my friends.
    Always a lot of sharp objects around here.
    I'm also in the proces of making some karambits, keeps the boredom away.
    Tonight I will drink to all yours health, I was...
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