Saturday, January 25, 2014
DH11 - BEVEL GRIND
I originally thought about making this knife with a scandi grind but changed my mind at the last minute.
I take to the bevelling jig and get the angle correct.
Then work it into a flat grind. I recently bought two new Nicholson files that work this steel quite easily.
After getting the bevel loosely shaped, I reduced the mass of the tang by drilling a bunch of holes. This will be lighter and better balanced when the slabs go on.
I also added three little half rounds for a thumb grip. This is done with a 3/16" round file and a steady hand.
This is a wickedly strong little magnet. I used it to hold the steel while the belt is rolling. Saves on gloves.
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