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Broken Knife

08-19-2019 06:39 PM by ClaudeF | 0 comments »

My Allan Goodman scimitar blade knife broke! This was the 0.030 steel blade. It took me a year to get used to this blade, but once I had used it a while, I really liked it. The curve of the blade makes a regular cutting movement into a slicing action and the knife glided through basswood like butter… Allan is difficult to contact, so I ordered a replacement from Helvie. Not an exact copy, but a similar one. Since they have a backlog, I decided to experiment a bit. I took the blade that was left, ground down the back 1/2 inch of it a bit (wasp-waisted) to give the epoxy something to hold onto. Took a scrap piece of Padauk I had in my scrap bin, split it, hollowed out an area for t...

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