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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: 126
Latest Activity: Jul 10

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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 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!


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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

Comment by Jan Carter on June 29, 2014 at 21:13

Jack,

That ironwood is beautiful!  Great Job!

Comment by Jan Carter on June 29, 2014 at 19:25

Donnie's newest project.  He will make a pattern of this before putting it back together.  This is actually the only celluloid we ever had gas off, may as well put some new handles on it since we caught it early

 

 
 
 

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