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#5975214 - 10/13/15 11:11 AM My Latest Creation
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Registered: 03/02/09
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Loc: East Texas, Canton

Buddy of mine does competition cooks wanted a cool Meat Cleaver. So I built him one!
Thanks for looking!!

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#5975219 - 10/13/15 11:16 AM Re: My Latest Creation [Re: MW1962]
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WOW !! That is VERY nice. I bet your buddy is proud !! Be sure he smokes you some ribs !!

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#5975236 - 10/13/15 11:24 AM Re: My Latest Creation [Re: MW1962]
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Ha!! I get to eat fairly regular. Thanks for the compliment.

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#5975258 - 10/13/15 11:33 AM Re: My Latest Creation [Re: MW1962]
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Very nice
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#5975313 - 10/13/15 12:13 PM Re: My Latest Creation [Re: MW1962]
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Definitely cool. What kind of steel do you use for something like that?

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#5975325 - 10/13/15 12:21 PM Re: My Latest Creation [Re: MW1962]
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#5975368 - 10/13/15 12:48 PM Re: My Latest Creation [Re: MW1962]
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THATS WAY COOOOL!
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#5975372 - 10/13/15 12:50 PM Re: My Latest Creation [Re: MW1962]
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#5975433 - 10/13/15 01:13 PM Re: My Latest Creation [Re: MW1962]
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Loc: East Texas, Canton
I build all my knives from old carbon sawmill blades, non tipped. Most of them are 22"-36" in dia.

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#5975458 - 10/13/15 01:29 PM Re: My Latest Creation [Re: MW1962]
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So is there any forging involved or is that all stock-removal work? Sorry for all the questions, looks like you do some great work!


Edited by DuckCoach1985 (10/13/15 01:32 PM)

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#5975464 - 10/13/15 01:37 PM Re: My Latest Creation [Re: MW1962]
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What is the proper angle to grind a cleaver? Mine needs a do over?

I thought I had a nice cleaver before I opened this thread...
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#5975468 - 10/13/15 01:40 PM Re: My Latest Creation [Re: MW1962]
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Man that is nice, whats the blade made out of?

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#5975472 - 10/13/15 01:41 PM Re: My Latest Creation [Re: SouthWestIron]
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Originally Posted By: blazin
Man that is nice, whats the blade made out of?

Originally Posted By: MW1962
I build all my knives from old carbon sawmill blades, non tipped. Most of them are 22"-36" in dia.

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#5975535 - 10/13/15 02:18 PM Re: My Latest Creation [Re: MW1962]
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#5975702 - 10/13/15 03:44 PM Re: My Latest Creation [Re: MW1962]
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DuckCoach I do not forge. Those old blades are pretty hard already. It's just stock removal as you say.

Cast I really don't know that there is a proper grind angle on a cleaver. Some have a slight bow and some are just a flat straight blade. Guess it just depends on what you want or like the best.

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