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Hard to tell if you are just testing or serious. You might want to research a bit on how to heat treat using a forge, if that is going to be your...
With a forge. I have done many, this is the first time this has happened.
[ATTACH] What is causing this? It is a bit less pronounced after tempering. Uneven heating? O1
Stacy, thanks for the clarification.
E.Carlson, definitely interested.
Your tracking mechanism looks like it needs to be moved outboard some. Try a few washers at a time.
Thanks everyone, always a helpful bunch.
Thanks good to know
Thanks, finishing prior to grinding seems logical.
That’s what I did originally. The grind line wasn’t crisp anymore after sanding. I cleaned it up with another pass on the grinder. Just wondering...
I understand now, wrong terminology. The grind is not my problem, the portion left where my mark is, that’s the issue. That portion where my mark...
I don’t have pics but after finishing the grind, sanding the small portion that’s left, gave a uneven grind line. In other words, in what...
[ATTACH] I’ve done mostly scandi bush knives and a few full flat grinds. My question is, when sanding the flats on a saber. This needs to be done...
What you want are soft insulating brick. Most brick yards don’t carry these where I live. Find them online.
Bone Corian/ orange g10
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] I don’t see to many scandis around here
You could just buy a variety pack to start out with . Then, each time you order, you’ll come closer to what you need. It may take a while. It’s...
I found some ptfe sheets 1/8”. 12x12. What do you think about that? Not to derail the thread.
I was asking more about the tool rest, not so much the platen. A smoother tool rest so the jig glides without as much friction.
Natlek, so the ceramic glass makes for a much smoother surface topping the tool rest? I run into jerky motions at times, which creates issues with...