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Knife Repair, Modification, Restoration & Improvement

This group is for knife enthusiasts who are interested in repairing, modifiying, restoring or improving knives, including fixed blades, folders and automatics of all types.

Location: Hillsboro, OR
Members: 128
Latest Activity: Sep 9

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Scale Replacement

Started by D ale. Last reply by Bob Robinson Jul 4. 21 Replies

I'm putting different scales on a lever-lock.Thought I'd post some picsThis…Continue

Premium Knife supply - Blade blanks for customization

Started by Brad T.. Last reply by John McCain Mar 15. 61 Replies

Over the last week I acquired 4 blade blanks for customization. The materials they use for their "S" line of products are 440C, manufactured in China.The ones I selected are pictured below:…Continue

Tags: Customize, handles, Supply, Knife, blanks

Plum Wood Scales on my CRKT "Lift Off" Tactical

Started by Pat Kennedy. Last reply by D ale Feb 11. 8 Replies

I wanted to add a custom touch to my CRKT Lift Off, so I made a set of scales using some small pieces of plum wood that I had from a tree I removed from the yard several years ago. It's my first attempt at scale replacement, so the results aren't…Continue

OTF .. double action .. exposed.

Started by D ale. Last reply by Steve Hanner Nov 10, 2013. 4 Replies

I have a keen interest in the locking mechanisms of an auto. My learning process began with their disassembly .. long before there existed any realistic hope of a successful reassembly. The internet made it easier to access…Continue

George Schrade PRESTO .. rebuild.

Started by D ale. Last reply by D ale Nov 3, 2013. 5 Replies

A George Schrade PRESTO. Substantial rust & failed spring were just begging for a rebuild .. big smile !!!This pic is after an initial cleaning & has the pin used for retaining the spring removed .. reference empty hole in scale.…Continue

Tags: presto, schrade, george

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Comment by Jan Carter on September 9, 2014 at 6:44
Comment by Jan Carter on September 7, 2014 at 11:45

anyone have projects in the works?

Comment by D ale on July 5, 2014 at 7:49

Nice scale material .. amazing first project .. major kudos to Donnie !!!!

Comment by Jack Haskins, Jr. on July 5, 2014 at 7:47

Really beautiful.  Great work.

Comment by Ron Cooper on July 4, 2014 at 22:30

Kudos, Donnie! Nice job on the pins ~ Overall it looks great!

Comment by J.J. Smith III on July 4, 2014 at 21:18
Well done, Donnie.
Comment by Bob Robinson on July 4, 2014 at 20:30

He should be proud also. It's hard to believe that was first. Fantastic!

Comment by Jan Carter on July 4, 2014 at 20:21

Thanks Bob I am pretty proud of him.  This is the first one he has taken apart and put back together.  

Comment by Bob Robinson on July 4, 2014 at 20:11

Jan, A beauty of a knife! Great choice of handle materials!!!

Comment by Jan Carter on July 4, 2014 at 18:33

The rebuild on the Barndoor is complete.  Blond Buffalo seemed the right choice

 
 
 

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