2018 Customs and WIP stuff

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Re: 2018 Customs and WIP stuff

Post by timos » Fri May 04, 2018 4:34 pm

Yah, no shot of removing handle
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Re: 2018 Customs and WIP stuff

Post by timos » Wed May 09, 2018 6:34 am

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Re: 2018 Customs and WIP stuff

Post by Bensbites » Wed May 09, 2018 6:58 am

Stunning Tim.

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Re: 2018 Customs and WIP stuff

Post by timos » Mon May 21, 2018 2:08 pm

250mm prep monster...this is a blade i will be passing around in the pass around forum.....It is a "no frills/bang for your buck" prep knife I made and designed mostly around the work JSGillis did for me. Last year or the year before or something like that he was instrumental in doing lots of testing at work, we had a lot of emails and back and forth and such. I have not heard from him in awhile. Hey JS, if you come across this I am passing around your blade but i wont sell it to anyone :)
This is the 15n20 steel heat treated by JT that i posted about in this thread: viewtopic.php?f=15&t=5571

It is a convex grind in .090 thick steel with a full distal taper. One kind member here lent me their masamoto KS a couple years ago...I only measured that one knife but I can say my dimensions are a hair bit thinner all the way around. It also has a good deal more flat spot and more back belly.
Part of what JS wanted in this knife was something that was thin and a pure joy to use for prepping large amounts of produce in the mornings before the kitchen got too crazy. As a result its a large laser but with particular attention paid to the convex. I am hoping its a marked improvement from your typical food release issues you find in other laser type knives.

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Re: 2018 Customs and WIP stuff

Post by milkbaby » Tue May 22, 2018 4:22 pm

Nice profile Tim! I'm a big fan of 15N20, a bunch of times almost jumped on one of JT's box of reclaimed 15N20 deals, definitely would be set for a loooong time as far as steel goes.

I vote for the non-forced patina version but that's just my personal taste.

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Re: 2018 Customs and WIP stuff

Post by timos » Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:38 pm

Ive got one more assassin petty out on pass around but other than that this is the last one ill have for awhile.
Next batch is in AEBL.
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Re: 2018 Customs and WIP stuff

Post by timos » Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:31 am

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Here is some 8" long aebl lasers. These will be available in Chicago.

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Re: 2018 Customs and WIP stuff

Post by Jeff B » Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:25 pm

I feel my bank account drying up....
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