Looking for knife mechanics that work with stone for folders or fixed blade for handles

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Looking for knife mechanics that work with stone for folders or fixed blade for handles

Postby buddyie22 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:37 pm

Would lile to talk with knife mechanics that are currently or have in the past worked with stone for handles-on folders or fixed blades. You can e mail me or PM Me ,or we can talk through this post either way would be fine. Others may be interested also. ::handshake::
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Re: Looking for knife mechanics that work with stone for folders or fixed blade for handles

Postby americanedgetech » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:18 pm

Just to spark interest... What type of stone do you have in mind?

Are you thinking about a working knife or a display piece?
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Re: Looking for knife mechanics that work with stone for folders or fixed blade for handles

Postby buddyie22 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:17 am

Hi I have several pieces of natural stone that are finished on one side was just wondering if they could be used on a fixed blades or folders I have seen some high-end knives having natural stone handles ::shrug:: Hi I have several pieces of natural stone that are finished on one side was just wondering if they could be used on a fixed blades or folders I have seen some high-end knives having natural stone handles
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Re: Looking for knife mechanics that work with stone for folders or fixed blade for handles

Postby buddyie22 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:18 am

Sorry about the repeat thread.
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Re: Looking for knife mechanics that work with stone for folders or fixed blade for handles

Postby philco » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:32 am

http://redrummdknives.blademakers.com/

Check out Michael Hoover at the link above. He used to participate here several years ago but hasn't been on AAPK for a long time now. He does excellent work. I've got a Case trapper he rehandled stashed somewhere.
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Re: Looking for knife mechanics that work with stone for folders or fixed blade for handles

Postby americanedgetech » Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:24 am

Drop dead gorgeous... I hope it is alright to post his image.
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Re: Looking for knife mechanics that work with stone for folders or fixed blade for handles

Postby buddyie22 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:06 am

Great looking knife ,the link was very informative and cool to see guys for the interest and help.
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Re: Looking for knife mechanics that work with stone for folders or fixed blade for handles

Postby americanedgetech » Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:17 am

Most of what I do daily is setting lines in repairs or new builds (boats). There are two ways to KNOW that your line is straight/uniform. First is by feel. You can feel things that the eye can not see.
Second method is reflected light.
Light does not lie when it come to flaws.

Looking at that knife in the image the light is dead even across the stone, and the bolsters. If there is a flaw in that knife, it certainly is NOT in the finish.
Ken Mc.

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I need a pile side scale. THX!

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Re: Looking for knife mechanics that work with stone for folders or fixed blade for handles

Postby buddyie22 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:21 am

Answer to your question,I have come across a few examples of finished natural stone. Was thinking about a handle for a fixed blade. Just a thought though. If there are other members interested in the natural stone we could talk trade with other handle material etc. I can send pics and descriptions if your interested. Cutting, shapeing,grinding ,polishing stone maybe a little to involved for me at this time. Thanks again! ::handshake::
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