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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 4:49 pm 
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A couple of months ago, I bought a junk Schrade with the thought of learning to rehandle. I studied the tutorials and got some valuable information from Dale before making my first attempt. I used a piece of scrap aluminum for handle material. I learned a lot from this experience. Al


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:41 pm 
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Super job, almyj!
That handle material would throw of any Schrade collector!

And as Dale says... your in for it now... "working on knives is more addicting than collecting." ::woot::

Sure is SHINNY !

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:48 pm 
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Slick!! ::tu::

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 1:05 am 
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I really like that!


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 7:59 am 
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Nice work Al!
Before the modern aluminum production methods (in the 1930 I think), aluminum handles on a knife was quite expensive as aluminum was very expensive and made in small batches. A knife with aluminum handles was quite expensive.

Great work! ::tu:: ::tu::

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2012 3:25 pm 
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Very cool and innovative use of aluminum!

Nice job.

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That last pic is pretty dang cool with the refection on the scale

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Great first rehandle, I like the polished aluminum ! ::tu::

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