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Photos Spyderco Caly 3 w/ a re-blade in Z-Wear

Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by razor-edge-knives, Jan 11, 2018.

  1. razor-edge-knives

    razor-edge-knives Moderator Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 3, 2011
    Thanks guys! Was a fun project, I've got several more different folders in queue right now I'm looking forward to finishing up! I'm just thankful to Sal and the team that they provided me w/ a license to use the Spydie hole, they really have a great support staff and are an outstanding company!

    Actually, the spine is about the same thickness as the stock blade! But I see what you mean about the thickness not being a distal taper ;)

    I actually bored slight recesses in the tang on this so it runs on PB washers so it doesn't scrape the sides of the blade when closing.

    At some point when I have time I want to send one made out of rex 121 to Bluntcut and have him ht it at 70rc. Love to see how that would perform =)

    Sure, I'm always learning. The lock face geometry is the tricky part but the para 2 would be more forgiving than the endura or caly is (being lock backs)

    Indeed. Fortunately I ground the lockface prior to ht, so when I went slightly too far w/ the lock face grind I was able to displace the metal slightly for a perfect tight lock up which the HT just solidified.
  2. Sal Glesser

    Sal Glesser Moderator Moderator

    Dec 27, 1998
    Thanx Razor edge. Nice work.

  3. xceptnl


    Jan 30, 2008
    Do you have the ability to do hollow grinds with a platen?
  4. nickedone


    Nov 8, 2000
    Terrific design and execution.
    Looks so "Tuff"--of course!

    Blade shape is also reminiscent of a Spyderco Flatiron gone stubby.

    Nice work.
    razor-edge-knives likes this.
  5. razor-edge-knives

    razor-edge-knives Moderator Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 3, 2011
    Yes I can hollow grind no problem :)

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