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  1. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    Nailed it ^^^^
  2. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    http://www.burgessknives.com/34601.html
  3. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    http://elementalforge.com/tips_notes/?page_id=126
  4. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    Same here. Most everything tempers well at 400 for an hour and air cool. Sometimes needs two temper cycles A little toaster oven works great and is cheap if you're like me and the wife looks at you sideways for using the house oven
  5. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    :thumbsup: One of these freebies is a file knife. It ain't pretty but it'll get someone in the door Don't remember making it. No idea why the holes are so wonky. Shaped like a wood splitter right now. Hand for scale
  6. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    Is anyone out there still on the fence about joining due to getting ideas or materials? I've got a few OLD project blades from 10+ years ago when I was developing that aren't finished. Still need shaping/sharpening, handles, etc...... FREE if you'd like to jump in the game. I'll mail them your...
  7. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    I was told it's from burl. Can't find where they appear to be joined so my assumption is the black delineation is natural
  8. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    I'll play along
  9. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    Been in that situation before. Luckily I've always been allowed to mail my stuff rather than dispose, and never been detained
  10. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    I have a fully ti knife. We made it just for fun but didn't heat treat because we just wanted a ti knife to brag about not chop stuff Also....... https://www.madscienceforge.com/laboratory/pages/en/swords.php
  11. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    Yep. What a great spark shower he films in the process though
  12. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    Short answer............not really. At least all of us mortals cannot
  13. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    You have your assignment.....adapt..... overcome
  14. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    What about ti? :wink1:
  15. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    But the question is if..........
  16. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    I'm working backwards. Dig out cool scales ☑ Rummage for pins ☑ Got blanks ordered and being laser cut ☑
  17. Captain Awesome

    Knife buildoff challenge discussion

    :thumbsup: stock removal