Adam Reggie
Adam Reggie
Apprentice Bladesmith (5yr)
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Joined: Jul 9, 2022
Last seen: Jan 26, 2023
Topics: 6 / Replies: -6
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RE: Best of 2022?

My favorite of last year

1 week ago
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RE: Another sheath in the works

I look forward to seeing the progress Joshua!

1 week ago
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RE: Grinding Mistakes

Good evening Kale, you can attach a file directly when you make a post, it is below the text box that you type in. There is a 1mb limit on this forum...

2 months ago
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RE: Hamon: attempt symmetry, purposeful assymetry or just apply the darn clay?

Kale, I purchased this W2 from New Jersey Steel Baron. I am in PA so the shipping to me is about a day or two, which is great. Also I discovered if ...

2 months ago
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RE: Hamon: attempt symmetry, purposeful assymetry or just apply the darn clay?

So the results of my first effort outside of test pieces, I intended the hamon to have "fingers" down towards the edge: Also my first time...

2 months ago
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RE: Hamon: attempt symmetry, purposeful assymetry or just apply the darn clay?

Hi Brion, thank you for the response. I am using W2. Unfortunately the first one I quenched (parks 50) cracked at a sharp corner between the blade a...

2 months ago
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RE: My latest hunter

Well I have completed the knife and it will be heading to NC tomorrow. I am overall happy with it but I would love to get some constructive critiques...

5 months ago
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RE: My latest hunter

Makes sense Karl, thank you. A bit more progress on my hunter, The handle is okay, I think the fit is pretty good but I am not overly happy wit...

5 months ago
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RE: My latest hunter

Thank you Karl, the only filing I ended up needing to do was the radii for the tang. I made a safety edge file from a small square file I had that di...

5 months ago
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RE: My latest hunter

Hand sanding complete, I think the edge may be a bit on the thick side before sharpening, it is about .035-.040" thick. I am hoping that is going to ...

5 months ago
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RE: I passed!

Well done, Congratulations!

5 months ago
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RE: My latest hunter

Thermal cycling, profiling and grinding complete. Next step is heat treatment. I will certainly have to get the forged shape closer to what I want n...

6 months ago
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RE: My latest small bowie

Really good suggestions Joshua, thank you, they will certainly help. Also those domed pins look quite good, I am going to have to try them out on a f...

6 months ago
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RE: Why the "ABS" style of design

Thank you so much for the replies, I am grateful for the detailed responses! Some of it confirms the suspicions I had about the "ABS" style and certa...

6 months ago