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Blacksmith knife

1998-1999 blacksmith knife

Around 1998 or 1999 I got a quick tutorial from the Rice Blacksmith shop on knife making.  I left with a better understanding of heat treating and a nice thick piece of steel from a large saw blade used at sawmills.  This was my first attempt at heat treating a blade and I used the oxy-acetylene torch for the heat and old automatic transmission fluid as the quench in an attempt to not get too many flames when I dunked.

I still have not sharpened this knife and I don’t know why.  I do know that this is one heavy knife, however.

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