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Some recent work in the forge




























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Cutting a piece of 52100 steel

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the first heat/drawing out the tang/ flattening it out

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Basic shape is done for this one

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Basic forging to shape is done

6.5 inch blade X 1.25 wide
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Above blade after some grinding/I changed the profile of it some when I ground it out

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Made from a circular saw blade for a friend at work

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My Daughter's boyfriend/His first deer/Just had to put this in






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Into the fire it goes

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Starting to take shape

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After some grinding

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Forged to shape/bevels done

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Profile ground out/Before grinding bevels

10 inch blade X 1.75 inch wide
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This blade was forged from a 1.5" diameter roller bearing on a 250lb Nazel/can you spell fun :^)

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Have to find some more pic's