Kevin Stinson
Kevin Stinson
Apprentice Bladesmith
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Joined: Feb 15, 2021
Last seen: May 18, 2024
Topics: 24 / Replies: 105
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RE: questions about bolting my anvil stand and post vise stand to concreet floor

Side note: well, I am not sure if it influenced me because I dont remember when I made the stand and mine is made of 2x4 and oak board. well not made ...

6 days ago
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RE: First online ABS news letter! And congrats to Kevin

Oh, I must have accidentally deleted that, or I just did not see it. I want to say congratulations. Hopefully, the website's bugs will get fixed soon....

6 days ago
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RE: questions about bolting my anvil stand and post vise stand to concreet floor

i will at No problem i will atleast router out and silicon it into place when i can replace the top boards.

3 weeks ago
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RE: So...i just order a small Buffer and need to know...is this a good buffer?

I will be very careful with it to get that goldy locks speed. Actually, using this technique (see link), brings them out in fantastic fashion (se...

3 weeks ago
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RE: questions about bolting my anvil stand and post vise stand to concreet floor

I do need to replace the top of it, as I used oak boards and made it with the idea of that part being consumable. When I do that, I can modify it (it'...

3 weeks ago
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RE: questions about bolting my anvil stand and post vise stand to concreet floor

Thanks; I have that with this stand (but I am going to admit I would redesign). My main issue was that my stand was sliding across the floor since I g...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Burning the Point / Choil or Heel Area

What size grinder are you using? Weight finishing belts like 220 have more grit in contact with the blade, and that will heat thin sections up faster ...

3 weeks ago
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RE: questions about bolting my anvil stand and post vise stand to concreet floor

I am glad I could help with that. I am kind of more confused about whether rebound, in this case, is what you test for with the ball-barring test, a...

3 weeks ago
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RE: questions about bolting my anvil stand and post vise stand to concreet floor

Wait. I want to rebound, right? I was starting to feel under the weather when i asks and not thinking clearly.

3 weeks ago
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RE: questions about bolting my anvil stand and post vise stand to concreet floor

Can I mitigate the rebound somewhat by adding two braces to the central support braces that go down farther instead of the sack of concrete?

4 weeks ago
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RE: questions about bolting my anvil stand and post vise stand to concreet floor

Ryan Lehbauer: i want to make sure i said say thank you tip about anvil stands and a 3 leg point for stability. I could not employ it at this time sin...

4 weeks ago
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RE: I need help making a jig to hold a ring mandrel ( please see picture)

Thanks I will hunt for a container of such that can hold the liquid after its been mixed. (and put it on a high shelf.)

1 month ago
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RE: is there a cheaper equivalant to Werkstoff 1.2210/Pops silver steel?

thanks, I like it, but I am still on my first bar. I think I have half of it left and have made 3 knives out of it... I also just like trying new stee...

2 months ago
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RE: is there a cheaper equivalant to Werkstoff 1.2210/Pops silver steel?

I just realized a very KISS way is very easy to keep your oil away from your forge when not using it. Put handles on your quench tank and move it clos...

2 months ago
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