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How good are OCC blades?

by thechipcarver
posted 07-24-2016 04:14 PM


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jimbop

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#1 posted 07-24-2016 08:46 PM

My favorite knife is an OCCT, and I have several of the gouges, too and really like them.

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ClaudeF

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#2 posted 07-25-2016 12:13 AM

I don’t own one, but I have heard good reports of the quality.

Claude

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/ClaudesWoodcarving

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CM_2016

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#3 posted 07-26-2016 02:30 AM

I have heard inklings of similar reports like ClaudeF, but don’t know anyone personally who has used it on their own knife project.

-- Greatness is a lot of small things done well everyday- Ray Lewis http://towncofurniture.com/

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mpounders

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#4 posted 08-02-2016 03:06 PM

I have three knives and 5 or 6 OCCT gouges. They are excellent and would be great fro making your own knives. The first two are the ones I use, but don’t assume because one is longer that it is only used for roughing! You can make a two piece handle and pin these. But you could also just drill a hole in a handle and insert a dowel slotted out for the tang of the blade and then epoxy it in place. They cut well!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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GR8HUNTER

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#5 posted 08-02-2016 03:52 PM

OCC ….......orange county choppers ?????..... LMAO

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#6 posted 08-03-2016 10:44 PM

Hi Chipcarver I own an OCC detail knife, I think it is one of the betterrr knives I own, holds an edge really well, I also own a Wayne Barton chip carving knife which is my all time favorite knife and I don’t chip carve
OCC are great knives in my book Bruce

-- NSBruce

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