Joshua C States
Joshua C States
Journeyman Bladesmith (5yr)
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Joined: Feb 15, 2021
Last seen: Nov 23, 2022
Topics: 12 / Replies: -12
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RE: VFD problem

Can you post a photo of your wiring terminals and the connections?

7 days ago
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RE: Everything you can tell me about plunge lines

This is a perfect opportunity to try typing: Search+ "plunge" into the Google search bar. (I got 2,300 results.) There are many different ways to ...

7 days ago
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RE: Math question

I was mystified at the bladesmithing use of thousanths to measure just about everything. As Matt ponted out, 0.003 is three-thousanths. 0.03 is three...

7 days ago
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RE: A Question About Questions

Kale, welcome to the madness! 😀 Believe it or not, if you are a beginning bladesmith right now, you have a very big advantage over guys who started...

7 days ago
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RE: whats the best way to Polish the bevel Ricasso area?

What Kevin said. I have always used the cratex wheels and polished that spot. I tend to make very square plunges though, when most people make them ra...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Cable Damascus. Why does it work?

Another couple of things to know about cable is that it typically has a lot of gease imbedded in it. This must be removed before attempting to weld. I...

1 month ago
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RE: reaching out for critiques

Good plan if you are preparing for your JS test. I think I only worked on mono-steel knives for almost 2 years right before I tested. it was painful...

1 month ago
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RE: something a little different

I watched the process on FB, Truly inspirational work.

2 months ago
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RE: reaching out for critiques

So let me ask you a question. Did you shape this handle on the blade after glue-up, or off the blade before glue up? So think about this for a min...

3 months ago
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RE: reaching out for critiques

You asked for critique on fit and finish. It's difficult at best to critique from photos, but I will offer what I can. I do this the other way aro...

3 months ago
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RE: My latest hunter

Looking good Adam.

4 months ago
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RE: Scots Dirk

Side view  Completed-4.jpg

4 months ago
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RE: Scots Dirk

Today I finished the carving.  Completed-3.jpg

4 months ago
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RE: Scots Dirk

Another photo.  Sanded-1.jpg

4 months ago
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