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  1. CasePeanut

    GEC 83 TASCOSA BOCOTE

    Payment sent. Thank you!
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    Steel Cutting Board

    Cutting food on a griddle is really common in restaurants. Go to any taqueria and watch how they chop up the meat on the griddle. Usually its a standard NSF food service 8" or 10" chef knife. A beveled griddle scraper/chopper is common too. These are dull, low-HRC, ductile tools, but they work...
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    Any Interest in a BESS Sharpness Competition?

    Awesome. Consider me your first customer whenever it’s ready
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    Scissor and shear sharpening? Help needed

    Sharpeners Resource Group, mostly pro shear and clipper sharpeners. Very helpful and helpful with any questions https://www.facebook.com/groups/1122483951161152/
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    Scissor and shear sharpening? Help needed

    You You might need to establish a new ride line. There are some good scissor sharpening groups on FB where the full-time pros hang out. Might be good to pop in there and post some pictures for more expert help
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    Scissor and shear sharpening? Help needed

    I’m not an expert on hair shears, but One of the main tests the full-time guys do is a single ply of toilet paper. Separate the roll and make a single cut into the piece. You should be able to cut cleanly all the way through the entire length of the cut. Any snags, threads or fuzz will feel like...
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    Recommendation? Shop clothes - apron for grinding and general shop work?

    I have that exact one. It’s very lightweight and thin. Comfortable to wear, but I don’t think it offers much protection compared to an actual black smithing apron.
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    Any Interest in a BESS Sharpness Competition?

    Awesome. I would be happy to buy one! Maybe some others on the BESS forum would be interested too. Thanks!
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    Any Interest in a BESS Sharpness Competition?

    Can you share a link to the clip-on weight please? I’d like to check it out. Tensioning always seems subjective on mine.
  10. CasePeanut

    Looking into grinder to sharpen

    The WEN 1x30 has variable speed and a decent 6" disc sander built in. The slowest speed is still a bit faster than a Kalamazoo but works pretty well. A step up from the HF, but still not very expensive
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    Any Interest in a BESS Sharpness Competition?

    This is going to be fun to watch!
  12. CasePeanut

    Recommendation? Shop Building Advice

    @Stacy E. Apelt - Bladesmith This is an amazing list. I'm in the process of slowly converting my one car garage into more shop space and have been slowly "discovering" a similar plan. It's great to see it all laid out by someone with your depth of experience.
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    Who here makes lanyard beads?

    That’s a great looking bead! Do you drill the hole before or after grinding it to shape?
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    Is Micro-chipping the cause of dull razors?

    Very interesting! Do you think that evaporites could similarly dull kitchen knives if they were left with some water on the blade?
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    Would putting a opinel blade in a sak work?

    It’s popular to put a spyderco honeybee blade onto a SAK, less modification than an opinel blade. The multi tool forum is where all the SAK modders hang out, and you’ll find more info there.
  16. CasePeanut

    lionSteel Beerlow

    I’m excited for this one!
  17. CasePeanut

    Handled First Blade, Questions

    I'm another newbie and I found this article from Fiddleback Forge to be really helpful. Great explanations and pictures. Especially on "the poop test" http://knife-gear.com/get-a-grip/
  18. CasePeanut

    2020 GEC #19 Little Rattler Thread

    My #19 stag just came in. Thank you Santa and thank you @knifeswapper !
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