Author Archives: Podforge

OKCA Display Award Knife

At last years OKCA show I got asked to make one of the display award knives for this year.  The club provides the profiled blank and the knife maker makes a knife out of it and gives it back to … Continue reading

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Closing out October with an Update

(edited to update the Link to James Austin’s more current website) Looking at the date of the last post I have been rather bad about getting an update out.  Since the last post I’ve done a couple shows worked on … Continue reading

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July update

I know, I know.. I’ve been terrible about updating here.  I’ve been a bit preoccupied with getting things back up and running after vacation,  and making some adjustments in the shop.    One of the things I’ve been busy with is … Continue reading

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They’re Here

The FedEx person was kind enough this morning to drop of…. wait for it.. wait for it… THE 2013 Podforge patches: I did order them late which is why they weren’t at the OKCA show.. but I’ll have them at … Continue reading

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OKCA recap

Due to scheduling we left for the Show Friday morning this year instead of Thursday.  Leaving early got us into Portland around 9am, right on schedule.  We then had a detour to go pick up a roughly 2foot by 4 … Continue reading

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Back from OKCA

Back from the Show in Eugene.  I’ll write up a re-cap post in the next couple days.  Short version is the show was great, and I’ve got some spiffy new handle material to stash away for future work.

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Dang.. the intarweb spambots are hard at work ..last post had over 200 spam comments all caught by the spam filter.. but for now I’m turning comments off.

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OKCA show reminder

Just a reminder I’ll be at the OKCA show in Eugene this weekend table P12.  If you are at the show stop by and say hello, and looks at the knives.

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Febuary update

Well it seems I have managed to catch another cold that is going around.  Since I can’t really get much work done it the shop I figured I would post an update here. I recently purchased a rotary platen attachment … Continue reading

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2013 show schedule

I’ve updated the Show schedule on the site to the 2013 shows I currently have a table at.  First up is the Eugene show April 12-14.  I’ll be at  table P12. Then I’ll be at Blade show in Atlanta May31, … Continue reading

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