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    Bruno replied to the thread Off Topic.
    They're still standing. But all will need structural analysis to see if the foundations are still sound. Tim has the right of it. These...
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    Bruno replied to the thread Leather Bag.
    Neat! Is the bag built for a specific purpose? In terms of inside pockets or things like that?
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    Bruno replied to the thread Vanadis 4 Kitchen knife.
    It's also proof that what I thought of slow oven annealing was actually almost a quench.... As for tempering Apparently it doesn't...
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    Bruno replied to the thread Vanadis 4 Kitchen knife.
    So I am looking at the spec sheet to figure out why this Vanadis 8 is still hard as @#^#$$ I admit to being relatively inexperienced...
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    Bruno replied to the thread Vanadis 4 Kitchen knife.
    Not surprising. Reminds me about the joke about a guy looking for his keys on the sidewalk at night, under a streetlight. Someone walks...
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    Bruno replied to the thread Off Topic.
    Here's a picture that says it all.
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    Bruno reacted to Victor Creazzi's post in the thread What is art? with Like.
    It's funny to me how clearly I know what I want to do next when the piece is going back into the fire, and how little of that planning...
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    Bruno replied to the thread What is art?.
    That makes sense. I've noticed that -at least for me- grinding is something where you have the time to look at things while you are...
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    Bruno replied to the thread Vanadis 4 Kitchen knife.
    We can of course argue about the added value of a knife that is more abrasion resistant than industrial jackhammer chisels. But this...
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    Bruno reacted to Jfk742's post in the thread Vanadis 4 Kitchen knife with Haha.
    That’s “pepper”, Tim, just pepper... Or at least what I tell the kids if we’re hanging out at the beach and they drop their pb&j.
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    Bruno replied to the thread Blue cheese.
    Black label cambozola. Man this is yummy!
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    Bruno replied to the thread Vanadis 4 Kitchen knife.
    They are pretty dangerous. But otoh, stuff like this steel needs to be held at 900 degrees Celsius and then cool at 10 degrees per hour...
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    Bruno replied to the thread Vanadis 4 Kitchen knife.
    I just checked the datasheet. It's possible that my slow cooling wasn't slow enough. It asks for 10 degrees celcius per hour, and I...
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    Bruno replied to the thread Vanadis 4 Kitchen knife.
    2 new 36 grit belts later.... Also i may have to finally invest in salt pots. Because the Vanadis 8 knife needs even more time and...
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    Bruno replied to the thread What is art?.
    True for all of us. Most bladesmiths including myself only have a real narrow skillset. Forging knives is relatively simple and only...
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