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Old 12-28-2015, 07:06 PM   #1
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Default Straight razors - forged

I have not posted in a while. I have been busy though. Just finished carving a chess set - mostly from boxwood. And knives....I bought a little gas fired forge and made a few things... a few straight razors. Three with micarta scales, one with brass scales.This is the nicest one so far.
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Old 12-29-2015, 05:07 AM   #2
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That's cool Pete! You do nice work. That was the only thing I was good at in high school shop. There is just something about shaping almost molten steel on an anvil that appeals to me. Don't be a stranger.
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Nice work, Pete!
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Old 03-04-2016, 01:46 PM   #4
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Cool Pete! Sounds like a fun hobby!
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Old 03-25-2016, 11:26 AM   #5
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Good job Pete. I built all my carving knives from straight razors. they stay sharp for a long time. Where have you been hiding?
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