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    Boot camp photos (khuks included)

    Hi all, My apologies if this has been posted before, but I found this thread on another forum and thought the photos posted in it would be of interest to some that frequent the Cantina: http://www.worldaffairsboard.com/pics-videos/45545-pics-indian-army-regimental-enlisted-bootcamp.html...
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    Himalayan Imports Picture Thread

    The Siru was mostly done on a belt grinder using a slack belt. A little finish work with polishing compound and a leather pad. Regards, Greg
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    Himalayan Imports Picture Thread

    Thanks:) In regards to the CAK: yes, that's the handle that came on it. Regards, Greg
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    Himalayan Imports Picture Thread

    Here's my "go to" knife: Bura made Chiruwa Ang Khola: My Zombie knife: Another Bura, this time a Sirupati: Regards, Greg
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    My 2nd Knife ==> Utility Balisong

    That is a very nice knife!:thumbup: Regards, Greg
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    $75.00 Bluing Setup

    Thanks for sharing that:thumbup: Regards, Greg
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    Antlers 101?

    Here's the thread about straightening: Antler Straightening 101 Regards, Greg
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    grizzly 10 inch rubber contact wheel

    The part number for the 10" wheel is G9242. Regards, Greg
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    First knife and Introduction

    Very nice work! I like the look of the copper and maple; the maple itself is excellent.:thumbup: Regards, Greg
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    Thought about it to long

    Very nice; too bad all plain janes aren't as nice looking.:D :thumbup: Regards, Greg
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    File Knives

    http://hossom.com/tutorial/jonesy/ :thumbup:
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    applying polyurethane the right way??

    I've had real good results refinishing cues with MinWax Wipe On-Poly. I use lint-free rags folded into pads. I pour some into a container, dip the pad and apply in long overlapping strokes. I find it goes on best in the 60-75F range (at least for me). Like many polyurethanes, it does yellow...
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    How do I slow my bandsaw down?

    There are some links to mounts/stands for the portable band saw here. Regards, Greg
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    Grinder plans

    Try the links page of the following MSN group for more grinder palns: http://groups.msn.com/HomeorshopmadeGrinders/ Regards, Greg
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    Knife making

    Here are some links to get you started: http://gbrannon.bizhat.com/books.htm http://www.internetbusinesslinks.net/SupplierList.html http://hossom.com/tutorial/jonesy/ http://mywebpages.comcast.net/eellis2/EllisCustomKnifeworks/ForgeGallery/My_Homepage_Files/Page1.html More...
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    Grinder photos

    Very nice indeed:thumbup: Regards, Greg
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    Stacked leather handle repair

    http://www.brisa.fi/bark1.html Regards, Greg
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    Friction folder tutorial?

    There are some links here that might help and one more (Manufacture of a Piedmontese knife (by Mick)) towards the bottom of this page. Regards, Greg
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    Looking for workbench photos...

    Work benches: http://www.geocities.com/plybench/bench.html http://www.workbenchdesign.net/rplansfree.html http://www.chriscrawfordknives.com/cck/bench/default.asp (also has a nice shop tour on his site: http://www.chriscrawfordknives.com/ ) Welding tables...
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    Belt grinder bluprints/ideas

    Good luck with the project These links maybe of some help: The KMG- This machine was designed with the knife maker in mind. It should give you some ideas. Deker's build- Interesting read about building a version of the KMG Homemade grinders- Lot of links and photos Some other...