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Knapped Steel Neck Knife

Last August, I spent a week working at our local knap-in, where lots of stone tool knappers come and hobknob with each other. Lots of work, but lots of fun as well! While at the knap-in, I saw a friend’s artwork … Continue reading

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Making the “Puget Sound Dagger” Day 4

Here’s the knife with a furnace cement coating, before getting it red hot and quenching in warm oil to harden the steel.  The cement acts as insulation from the freezing action of the oil, and will result in a blade … Continue reading

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