JP bolt or connector

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JP bolt or connector knife makerThe handle fastening system with JP bolts or screw connectors is a very interesting system in the world of knife makers but not only.

It is a threaded pin that is used to screw two screws often technical or aesthetic that allow the mechanical fastening of the cheeks that should not be glued to allow the dismantling of the handle.

The screws can be brugola or to Torx or with a flat cut that can easily be unscrewed with simple tools or makeshift tools.

Often the screws are lowered or aesthetic screws, so with specific figures that are “drowned” in a cylindrical or flared bottom (depends on the screw) created on the handle or leaning on the handle plate in the simplest case.

If you go on the internet you find many aesthetic figures but that also require specific inserts to screw them and tighten the screw. Continue reading “JP bolt or connector”

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Ms-TT Tempering Oven by Prederi

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Ms-TT Tempering Oven by Prederi Ms-TT tempering oven from Prederi for knives.

Today the post is about this additional possibility for those who decide to do the thermal treatments of their own home made blades.

Prederi Vittorio & Sons is a company that was founded in Milan in 1960.

Prederi Vittorio & Sons is a leading international company for the design and production of electrical and industrial furnaces, applied to the thermal treatment sectors, scientific laboratories and research, goldsmith sector. Continue reading “Ms-TT Tempering Oven by Prederi”

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5 Things You Don’t Have to Do While You Want to Sharpen Your Knife

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5 Things You Don't Have to Do While You Want to Sharpen Your Knife5 things you don’t have to do while you want to sharpen your knife and the ancient art of roasting.

Once upon a time it was easy to find itinerant characters or along the markets that sharpened the knives, the famous roast.

Today, often when knives do not cut they are abandoned in the drawer and only the most experienced or those who have valuable knives leads them to re-sharpen giving life to the blade.

Actually in your city many knife-wielding people have a sharpening service and not just knives at prices ranging from knife to knife. Continue reading “5 Things You Don’t Have to Do While You Want to Sharpen Your Knife”

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Paracord Knife Handle Wraps

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Paracord Knife Handle Wraps

Paracord Knife Handle Wraps: The Complete Guide from Tactical to Asian Styles (solo in lingua Inglese)

Knife handles coated with Paracord handles are very popular on some types of knife, particularly with regard to survival knives and tactical knives.

They are comfortable grips in the hand, they are non-slip, they are impervious to humidity and temperature changes. Continue reading “Paracord Knife Handle Wraps”

Types of Damask steel

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damask steel

In this post I want to show you some textures of damascus and tell you some stories and construction methods of the main steels obtained for layering of different steels.

What you need to know is a minimum of general culture about the steels obtained with this process and know the textures to choose the one that best suits your purpose. Continue reading “Types of Damask steel”