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When I love em, I give em Ironwood (BK62 content)

Discussion in 'Becker Knife & Tool' started by azwelke, Jan 18, 2019.

  1. tradewater

    tradewater Geezerator Moderator

    Jan 24, 2011
    Very nice work.
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  2. The Warrior

    The Warrior Insane Viking Moderator

    Mar 11, 2011
    Holy crapballs, thine @tradewater returneth.
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  3. tradewater

    tradewater Geezerator Moderator

    Jan 24, 2011
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  4. zuluninja

    zuluninja boricua grinder

    Aug 25, 2009
    trade is back!! Hey Al, what did you use to finish it up? great job on those scales, nice figuring!
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  5. milkyeye


    Apr 14, 2010
    very nice.
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  6. azwelke

    azwelke azwelke.com Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 12, 2007
    Thank You,
    I used 80, 120, 220, 400 grits then some white compound on a leather strip.
    I used white because thats all I had, there’s probably some better stuff but Im still learning. Then I dipped it in boiled linseed oil. Then after 20 minutes I wiped it dry. And then I hit it with the leather and compound one more time. All by hand no machines on the grits or polish. I did use a 80 grit belt on my kalamazoo to shape it though.
    If anyone knows a better compound please let me know.
  7. Fishin4trout

    Fishin4trout Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 20, 2018
    Looks fantastic! Great job.
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  8. zuluninja

    zuluninja boricua grinder

    Aug 25, 2009
    dang, I can't recommend anything else, fantastic (hand) job! :D
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