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by timos
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you think about this grind?
Replies: 13
Views: 428

Re: What do you think about this grind?

A hammered billet of steel like that is not going to be perfectly rectangular so even if the bevels are evenly ground it wont look that way.
by timos
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: What's Cookin' ?
Topic: Not good ribs, but the right ribs
Replies: 6
Views: 302

Re: Not good ribs, but the right ribs

wow, great story and made me think of my grandfathers barely cooked on the inside completely burned on the outside chicken quarters with sweet baby rays ...and steak tips cooked medium marinated with french dressing :lol: :lol:
by timos
Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any interest in 3D printed handles?
Replies: 17
Views: 607

Re: Any interest in 3D printed handles?

i think it could be very cool to 3d print an object from which you could quickly make a mold and then cast whatever material you want into that....let me know if you need any 3d models to 3d print from
by timos
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Project Hunting Knife
Replies: 11
Views: 310

Re: Project Hunting Knife

osage would be cool too, arizona ironwood has tons of great deals on the website
by timos
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Project Hunting Knife
Replies: 11
Views: 310

Re: Project Hunting Knife

that will be awesome. what are you thinking for the handle?
by timos
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: "Tim Johnson Knives" Handcrafted in Oxford, MA
Topic: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff
Replies: 26
Views: 2445

Re: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff

ive got a few different blocks leather backed and hard rubber backed , i mostly used a 1" x 72" scalloped belt at slowish speeds vaaary carefully
by timos
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: "Tim Johnson Knives" Handcrafted in Oxford, MA
Topic: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff
Replies: 26
Views: 2445

Re: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff

https://i.imgur.com/onipjwO.jpg How Ive been building western handles lately. https://i.imgur.com/gjfbDyv.jpg these little guys are very nice in S35VN steel https://i.imgur.com/YiUQQQV.jpg absolutely wicked distal taper and rounded spine and choil https://i.imgur.com/ThGQeUO.jpg just about ready fo...
by timos
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pecan wood butcher block?
Replies: 24
Views: 590

Re: Pecan wood butcher block?

sweet project!
by timos
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: What's Cookin' ?
Topic: What did you cook today?
Replies: 388
Views: 14465

Re: What did you cook today?

wow, very beautiful and interesting! @cjdilts lately ive cooked some porcini fettuccine with beech mushrooms , shallot tossed with an alfredo sauce, i was wishing i had a bit more of an acid element to it. next day made the same pasta but with some roasted mini sweet peppers and the alfredo...now im...
by timos
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Pass Arounds
Topic: need testers/feedback
Replies: 47
Views: 4233

Re: need testers/feedback

Hey all, just wanted to post an update on this project. I got some great feedback on the two knives in this pass around. When JT posted earlier this month that he was going forward with his plans to provide me (and others) with heat treated blanks in this reclaimed band saw steel, I jumped at the ch...
by timos
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Look what I did yesterday!
Replies: 14
Views: 542

Re: Look what I did yesterday!

Hey Tim, check out the richlite material from MAsecraft, also theres something called raffir i think. good to see you makin stuff!
by timos
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Worried about my new knife
Replies: 15
Views: 487

Re: Worried about my new knife

you should have it tomorrow then :) I love those harukaze knives.
by timos
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: "Tim Johnson Knives" Handcrafted in Oxford, MA
Topic: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff
Replies: 26
Views: 2445

Re: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff

I am working out some new shapes , especially the bolster / neck area ....so here is a little practice knife rough fit together....165mm blade length for scale
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by timos
Mon Jun 03, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: "Tim Johnson Knives" Handcrafted in Oxford, MA
Topic: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff
Replies: 26
Views: 2445

Re: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff

collab with j rider started
26cs mono steel workhorse
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Ive also got all my rehandles ready to be rough fit :)
Cleared out an area of my woods for the outdoor forging space
by timos
Fri May 31, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: "Tim Johnson Knives" Handcrafted in Oxford, MA
Topic: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff
Replies: 26
Views: 2445

Re: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff

I just might have the courage to cut into that bar of mike norris ladder pattern over xhp core this weekend!
by timos
Thu May 30, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: "Tim Johnson Knives" Handcrafted in Oxford, MA
Topic: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff
Replies: 26
Views: 2445

Re: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff

hehe, yes these will be the "ghost cloud" finish blades....oh yeah :) might even be able to sneak a lightning strike into them clouds , you know, cuz a moon is just a little bit vanilla at this point :)
by timos
Thu May 30, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: "Tim Johnson Knives" Handcrafted in Oxford, MA
Topic: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff
Replies: 26
Views: 2445

Re: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff

yep :) working my way through the last bit of orders I have and then its on to a new chapter for me. sole authorship stuff, traditional methods, 26c3 mono steel for you carbon steel junkies and vtoku 2 core ss clad for san mai.
by timos
Thu May 30, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: "Tim Johnson Knives" Handcrafted in Oxford, MA
Topic: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff
Replies: 26
Views: 2445

Re: 2019 Customs and WIP Stuff

a couple new things to show...now that I have things back in control....im going all out! Remaking a couple pieces I had nearly finished, cutting blocks and rough fitting rehandles , and setting up some new equipment. https://i.imgur.com/Mqz7nW2.jpg https://i.imgur.com/B5tMrAu.jpg https://i.imgur.co...
by timos
Mon May 20, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: What's Cookin' ?
Topic: What did you cook today?
Replies: 388
Views: 14465

Re: What did you cook today?

a couple years ago I discovered one of my favorite ways to eat fish is right on top of a salad...broke out the weber charcoal grill yesterday except I used some maple hardwood and cooked over that.
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