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Canadian Knifemaker

    1. New Member Introductions

      Jump in here and tell us about yourself
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    2. Forum Rules

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    1. Knife Shows & Events

      Upcoming knifemaking events
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      Latest: Biggest Knife Show In Alberta? ToddR, Oct 9, 2018
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    2. Canadian Suppliers

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      Latest: Vsm Ceramic Belts Added Kevin Cox, Oct 22, 2018
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    3. Knifemaker Clubs & Organizations

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    1. Design

      Discussions about designing knives. Making and using templates, sharing ideas.
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      Latest: Frame Lock Template Mythtaken, Aug 31, 2018
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    2. Steel, Hardware, & Handle Material

      Which steel to choose? What handle material?
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      Latest: Fillet Knife Steel dancom, Nov 11, 2018 at 9:19 PM
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    3. Working the Steel

      All about cutting, forging, grinding and filing. Making the blade and other bits.
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      Latest: Good Quality Rotary Tool Bits ? Timmer377, Nov 13, 2018 at 10:34 AM
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    4. Heat Treating

      All about the science (or dark magic) that turns steel into blades.
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      Latest: Tempering question cuatroXcuatro, Nov 5, 2018
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    5. Fit & Finish

      Putting it all together.
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      Latest: Coffee Finish Vs Hot Vinegar SDMay, Nov 2, 2018
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    6. Filework

      Giving your knives some extra appeal.
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      Latest: Vine Design dancom, Jul 16, 2018
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    7. Making Your Mark

      Everything about marking your knives, from designing your mark to getting it on the blade.
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      Latest: Poor Man's Etcher dancom, Jul 23, 2018
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    8. Sharpening

      Tools and methods for getting that perfect edge.
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      Latest: Sharpening Stones John Noon, Sep 8, 2018
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    1. Sheaths & Other Leather Projects

      Discuss ideas, show what you're working on.
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      Latest: Blood Sheath Eric Fisher, Nov 15, 2018 at 8:14 PM
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    2. Materials & Technique

      Questions and discussions about working with leather.
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      Latest: Leather Stamps John Noon, Sep 11, 2018
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    3. Leather & Kydex Tools and Equipment

      Hand tools? Sewing machines? Share your thoughts and show off your toys.
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      Latest: Used Tools John Noon, May 22, 2018
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    1. Grinders

      All about this vital tool, whether it's a DIY or off-the-shelf.
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      Latest: Kbac-27d ToddR, Nov 15, 2018 at 11:31 AM
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    2. Forges, Ovens, Kilns, & Salt Pots

      Discussions on building and using them.
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    3. Jigs & Holders

      All those little helpers that make life easier.
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      Latest: Couple Jigs I Made parker, Apr 17, 2018
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    4. Milling, Drilling, & Cutting

      Discuss all your favourite tools and accessories.
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      Latest: Buffing Tool John Noon, Sep 13, 2018
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    5. Other Tools

      Discussions about any of your other knifemaking tools.
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      Latest: Heater cuatroXcuatro, Oct 27, 2018
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    1. Fixed Blades

      From hunters to hatchets, you'll find it here
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      Latest: Black Widow San Mai FORGE, Nov 12, 2018 at 7:14 PM
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    2. Folders

      Slippies, liner locks, razors, and more
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      Latest: First Friction Folder Mythtaken, May 15, 2018
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    3. Other Projects

      Show off some non-knife things you've made
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      Latest: Stabilizing Wood John Noon, Nov 15, 2018 at 7:10 PM
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    4. How I Made It: Tutorials

      Share your builds to help others.
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      Latest: Full Tang Chef's Knife Build ToddR, Oct 11, 2018
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    5. KITH (Knife In The Hat) Builds

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      Latest: 2017 K I T H Final Entries Les Tippett, Apr 14, 2018