- Jul 13, 2017
These two today
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I took mine to the stones as well, Gary. Your edge looks better than mine, though! I also found that the VG-10 was very responsive to my water stones (1000, 1200, 5000). Did yours have some extra thickness at the plunge grind? Mine was pretty thick there--so much so that a small portion of it wasn't making contact with the stones while the rest of the edge was doing just fine. I'd be interested to know how hard this steel is. I did some cardboard cutting (not a lot) and needed to take it to the honing rod for a couple of swipes to get it back to hair popping sharp.
Thanks!LOL! Nice pair Rachel
Very poetic! I like the contrast, and as much as I love the Barlow, I feel I need to carry a straight edge as well. Good thing I have more than one pocket.Inspired pairing, Rachel! The glitter above the ebony reminds me of the Milky Way spreading through the blackness of otherwise relatively-empty night sky!
That should make a very serviceable cane.My only "cane" near completion is this red oak branch. The bend at the top is a serviceable handle, although I'm considering topping it with some kind of pipe joint from the hardware store for a better grip. I have a rubber tip on the bottom.
Thank you, Jack.
That looks like a fantastic and beautiful Fixed Blade.
I think you’ll like what you see—the only problem is you’ll like them too much! I have a Scagel style woodcraft on the way.
Looks like a great blade—great size for maximum versatility.
Very poetic! I like the contrast, and as much as I love the Barlow, I feel I need to carry a straight edge as well. Good thing I have more than one pocket.
That should make a very serviceable cane.
I used a walking stick last week. Nothing fancy, a little under shoulder high. I felt much more confident walking on the snow and icy sidewalks with it.
Thank you most kindly, Jack!!!Many thanks for the kind words JJ, what a superb pair of Sunday Scouts
Very cool companion to your Hartshead Barlow to start the week; it looks like that metal German jack has a couple great slicing blades!Hope everyone had a great weekend I'm starting off my week with my trusty Hartshead Barlow and a German Jack for Metal Monday
That knife is truly fantastic!
Get used to seeing it every Monday.There it is again! Nice looking fob as well!
That's what I really like about it... handy edc size.Thank you, the blade is quite short
I hope so too... I haven't heard from him in about a month.I wonder how Dennis is doing, I hope he's OK?
Thank you very much, Gary!!!Many thanks for the kind words JJ, what a superb pair of Sunday Scouts
Beautiful Black Box Winchester, Gary; I love those old Utica bone covers, very cool!When I saw the box you posted, I thought, "That number should be easy for me to remember: first 2 digits make the only 2-digit perfect number, and last 2 digits are my birth year." So then I looked at a photo of mine and the model number is 2857. So now I wonder if I really have the same Black Box Winchester as you posted (my eyes are less than reliable these days ).
Thank you most kindly, Jack!!!
Very cool companion to your Hartshead Barlow to start the week; it looks like that metal German jack has a couple great slicing blades!
That's what I really like about it... handy edc size.
I hope so too... I haven't heard from him in about a month.