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#6065027 - 12/03/15 03:58 PM would you
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make a filet knife out of a wood saw that is about 50 yrs old the wooden handle broke and it was my grandfathers.would that be good enough steel to hold a good edge

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#6065825 - 12/03/15 10:39 PM Re: would you [Re: 30ft jon boat]
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I would think that modern steel properly tempered would be better. Just because it is old doesn't mean it's better. I had an old saw blade knife of my uncles and it didn't hold an edge.

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#6065937 - 12/04/15 03:52 AM Re: would you [Re: 30ft jon boat]
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Hard to tell. I have a couple of ancient saws that do very well as saws; hard to tell about a knife. But, no reason not to try.
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#6065952 - 12/04/15 04:57 AM Re: would you [Re: 30ft jon boat]
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I'd give it a try.

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