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Canadian Knifemaker

    1. New Member Introductions

      Jump in here and tell us about yourself
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      Latest: New Member From Toronto Wesshepherd, Apr 20, 2020
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    2. Forum Rules

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    1. Knife Shows & Events

      Upcoming knifemaking events
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      Latest: Anew Canadian Knife Show Les Tippett, Apr 1, 2020
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    2. Canadian Suppliers

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      Latest: Phoenix Abrasives Griff, May 23, 2020 at 9:24 PM
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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: Bolster Design Scott Kozub, May 1, 2020
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    2. Steel, Hardware, & Handle Material

      Which steel to choose? What handle material?
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      Latest: 316 Question Dave Hodson, May 24, 2020 at 5:54 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: Post Heat Treat Grinding John Noon, May 5, 2020
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    4. Heat Treating

      All about the science (or dark magic) that turns steel into blades.
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      Latest: Quench Tank Idea... Shadnuke, Apr 30, 2020
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    5. Fit & Finish

      Putting it all together.
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      Latest: Over Zealous Spine Work ToddR, May 7, 2020
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    6. Filework

      Giving your knives some extra appeal.
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      Latest: Crazy H’s Dave Hodson, Jan 25, 2020
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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: Stencil Developer Scott Kozub, May 1, 2020
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    8. Sharpening

      Tools and methods for getting that perfect edge.
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      Latest: Help! Scott Kozub, Apr 19, 2020
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    1. Sheaths & Other Leather Projects

      Discuss ideas, show what you're working on.
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      Latest: Rip Custom Bowie Sheath Eric Fisher, Feb 10, 2020
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    2. Materials & Technique

      Questions and discussions about working with leather.
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      Latest: Soapstone - Handles John Noon, Apr 27, 2019
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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: Does Anyone Happen To Know?! Shadnuke, May 16, 2020
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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: Ameribrade 2 By 72 dancom, May 2, 2020
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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: Jig For Ulu John Noon, Apr 15, 2019
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    4. Milling, Drilling, & Cutting

      Discuss all your favourite tools and accessories.
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      Latest: Drills? Toby Schmid, Apr 29, 2020
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    5. Other Tools

      Discussions about any of your other knifemaking tools.
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      Latest: Forging Press Tom Stegner, May 14, 2020
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    1. Fixed Blades

      From hunters to hatchets, you'll find it here
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      Latest: Removing Epoxy From The Blade/bolster dancom, May 24, 2020 at 10:26 AM
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    2. Folders

      Slippies, liner locks, razors, and more
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      Latest: Double Blade Trapper ToddR, Apr 3, 2020
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    3. Other Projects

      Show off some non-knife things you've made
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      Latest: Movie Props Griff, Feb 12, 2020
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    4. How I Made It: Tutorials

      Share your builds to help others.
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      Latest: Stacked Birch Bark Block Wishalot, Nov 9, 2019
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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