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ABS J.S. Performance Test Videos (Allen Newberry)

Discussion in 'Newberry Knives' started by Allen Newberry, Jun 30, 2012.

  1. Allen Newberry

    Allen Newberry KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jan 10, 2007
    This past Thursday I took the ABS J.S. performance test under the supervision of Master Smith Lin Rhea. I PASSED!

    This first video is of me cutting a 1'' hanging manila rope:

    [video=facebook;10150959311799864]https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10150959311799864[/video]


    In this Video I am cutting through one of the two required 2x4's.

    [video=facebook;10150959305464864]https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10150959305464864[/video]


    In this last video I am bending the 90 degrees.

    [video=facebook;10150959297384864]https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10150959297384864[/video]
     
  2. mykel m

    mykel m Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 11, 2009
    Congrats Allen,how many more tests before Jurneyman?

    And I hope that wasn't my chopper you bent!:eek:

    Good to know it'll perform though.:thumbup:
     
  3. Allen Newberry

    Allen Newberry KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jan 10, 2007
    I just got them uploaded to youtube. Hopefully these will work for those of you who are unable to see the above videos.

    [video=youtube_share;taw4gXysmNc]http://youtu.be/taw4gXysmNc[/video]

    [video=youtube_share;9TwKAeZFfp0]http://youtu.be/9TwKAeZFfp0[/video]

    [video=youtube_share;M3wRYSC6ui0]http://youtu.be/M3wRYSC6ui0[/video]
     
  4. Allen Newberry

    Allen Newberry KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jan 10, 2007

    What I have to do now is take five knives to be judged by a panel of Master Bladesmiths at the Blade Show in Atlanta.

    And no this one wasn't yours. But I guess I could bend yours if you would like...
     
  5. mykel m

    mykel m Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 11, 2009
    Welllll lets see,bent or not bent.............not!

    Good luck on the judging next year.
     

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