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Never Would Have Guessed

If you had told me even a year ago my daughter would be the young woman she is today, I would not have believed it.   She has done remarkable things and learned much about who she is and who … Continue reading

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Random Pictures

I’ve been bad about posting stuff.  This is because I’ve been busy developing processes and trying new things.  I’ve gotten the stuff together for Kydex sheaths and made a batch.  I’ve taken the plunge with stainless and made some prototypes … Continue reading

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Sharp Enough to Shave – test #1

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Mmm, Strawberries

If you think nothing is quite as attractive as a married woman preparing fresh strawberries with a sharp paring knife her spouse made, … you’re probably a knife maker, too.

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Back from the Show

Just a quick update: I got back from the Show Tuesday and have been catching up on things around the house. Hopefully I’ll have a couple new things to post early next week. I’ve got a a few more things … Continue reading

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Podforge with Elemental Forge at O.K.C.A.

This is Torrey, wife of the Podforge, guest posting while he’s away at the Oregon Knife Collectors Association annual knife show in Eugene, Oregon. So I get to show you the good stuff: two knives finished just in time. First … Continue reading

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Machines == more scrap faster + you get to arm wrestle with computer programs

One of the joys of machines is that you can watch them make scrap out of good material really quick. Some minor issues with the Plasma robot meant I scrapped some steel earlier in the week. I made some adjustments … Continue reading

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One robot.. now with Plasma

Yesterday I managed to get the air compressor set up with a water trap and regulator mounted on the wall, and finally tried out the plasma cutter freehand. DANG the plasma cutter is a bit scary. You pull the trigger … Continue reading

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