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Canadian Knifemaker

    1. New Member Introductions

      Jump in here and tell us about yourself
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      Latest: New Guy From Pei dancom, Oct 19, 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: Canadian Forge And Ferrier Is Awesome! Grayzer86, Oct 30, 2020 at 9:36 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: Aesthetics Vs. Function dancom, Oct 23, 2020
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    2. Steel, Hardware, & Handle Material

      Which steel to choose? What handle material?
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      Latest: Rust Problems John Noon, Oct 16, 2020
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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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    4. Heat Treating

      All about the science (or dark magic) that turns steel into blades.
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      Latest: Heat Treating Filet Knife John Noon, Oct 15, 2020
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    5. Fit & Finish

      Putting it all together.
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      Latest: Almost A Disaster! dancom, Oct 9, 2020
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    6. Filework

      Giving your knives some extra appeal.
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      Latest: Different Kind Of Filework dancom, Aug 10, 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: Blotchy Etching Results Griff, Aug 14, 2020
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    8. Sharpening

      Tools and methods for getting that perfect edge.
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    1. Sheaths & Other Leather Projects

      Discuss ideas, show what you're working on.
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      Latest: First Attempt At Carving dancom, Oct 30, 2020 at 9:39 AM
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    2. Materials & Technique

      Questions and discussions about working with leather.
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      Latest: Epoxy Griff, Aug 23, 2020
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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: Horizontal Belt Grinder Ideas? double gun, Oct 28, 2020 at 1:34 PM
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    2. Forges, Ovens, Kilns, & Salt Pots

      Discussions on building and using them.
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      Latest: 2 Brick Forge Questions Shadnuke, Jun 28, 2020
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    3. Jigs & Holders

      All those little helpers that make life easier.
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      Latest: Unique Grinding Jig Griff, Jun 17, 2020
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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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    1. Fixed Blades

      From hunters to hatchets, you'll find it here
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      Latest: Kitchen Utility In Desert Ironwood dancom, Oct 31, 2020 at 10:19 AM
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    2. Folders

      Slippies, liner locks, razors, and more
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      Latest: Native Pattern Slipjoint Putterer, Sep 14, 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