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A testimony to the capabilities of the Wicked Edge 2 years 2 months ago #3375

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Just wanted to post pics of this crazy dagger I did for someone on the Wicked Edge... turned out beautiful! Took a while though... Finished on .5um strops. I had to put a crazy steep angle on it (something like 30-35*) due to the geometry of the dagger... technically it could be a scandi grind (due to the primary grind itself being about 20*) but I wasn't about to attempt that!! Anyway... here ya go.

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Wouldn't wanted to have attempted this on the belt sander or paper wheels, that's for sure!!
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Re: A testimony to the capabilities of the Wicked Edge 2 years 2 months ago #3377

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Wow! That's incredible! Beautiful job!

It didn't know the WEPS could even do that. Could you tell us a little bit more on how you did the recurves?
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Re: A testimony to the capabilities of the Wicked Edge 2 years 2 months ago #3382

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What a beautiful job you have done on that Kris blade - and great pics too! :cheer:
Did you find one location that where the stones would track for this blade, or did you do each luk individually? How long is the blade?
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Re: A testimony to the capabilities of the Wicked Edge 2 years 2 months ago #3392

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That looks terrific! What kind of steel?
--Clay Allison
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Re: A testimony to the capabilities of the Wicked Edge 2 years 2 months ago #3404

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Not sure on these kind of steel Clay, sorry! Well, what I did was similar to what you described in the other thread Bob...I just used either one corner or both - on the diamonds all the way up. The stock diamonds really worked great for the recurved part! I was pleasantly surprised! I went from the 50 grit stock diamond up through the 1k. Then it was on to my curved ceramics ...the shine really started coming out on the 5k/10k choseras after the ceramics though. Oh, and Mark, I lapped the edges of my choseras slightly to take out any nicks and very slightly round the corners. This Kris blade didn't damage them at all. Then I went to the strops
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Re: A testimony to the capabilities of the Wicked Edge 2 years 2 months ago #3415

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Very nice Josh!
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