A large private collection of knives from the Late Dr John Anthony's estate has been put up for auction by his widow through Holts Auctioneers.
Holts the auctioneers (http://www.holtsauctioneers.com/), contacted me and asked me if I thought the ...by
Some will have seen threads before about the threat to Portland Works the grade II* listed purpose built cutlery works where ...
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Hi guys, Well I was taking some pics of some of my gear when I came across the idea for what could be a great thread full with lots of eye candy for us all to see :D How about a thread full of pic of three of our most fav things here on BB? so... what is your wrist watch, torch & knife EDC...Last Post By: gregs656 Yesterday, 08:08 PMmikew
Does anyone have experience of this steel type? I believe it was made in the 1970's and is now discontinued. The description from the seller is 'a low alloy steel with 1.35 % carbon and some tungsten, chromium and vanadium'. With some searching I've found this spec: C: 1.30-1.40, SI:...Last Post By: AndreasH Yesterday, 10:34 AMTheEnemyWithin
Good Morning, I'm going to be having a go at making a knife. Ill be using and old file for my first couple to hope to progress onto some 440 as I get into it. I'm a time served mechanical engineer by trade (although moved into management years ago so I'm a little rusty!) so I do have half an idea....Last Post By: TheEnemyWithin Yesterday, 06:37 PMmikew
I'm looking for a very simple carbon steel. I want something that will sharpen very easily and take the finest edge possible. No need for high levels of wear resistance or toughness. Ideally available in excess of 6mm thick bars. Any ideas?Last Post By: Ren Today, 02:02 AMwarrensmith
I have just got back from a family visit to SA and I have come back with my late fathers stainless steel oyster perpetual . The watch it self 'ticks over ' like it should but the bracelet is in a bit of a sorry state , I would like to get it repaired / restored so I can use the watch . So can...Last Post By: wazza Yesterday, 09:04 AMHexagrapher
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Comes vac packed at 99p a pack. Choices were Dal Tadka, Aloo Sag, Paneer Butter Masala, and Chana Masala. Just neads heating, ingredients are all good. Hunk of bread, or some fried meat, and you have a simple, filling meal. I'm tempted to get some more, the dates run out August 2017.Last Post By: rd6743 Yesterday, 07:52 PMPanosEv
Hello everyone, take a look at my first chef knife I finished yesterday. Specs: Elmax steel 61hrc 4mm thick, 325mm lenght and 245 grams weight Kirinite lava flow handle, laser etched logo Satin finish spine and mirror polished bevelsLast Post By: PanosEv Yesterday, 09:13 PMJonathanD
Big fan of Mike's tumbled SPITS as it removes the sharp edges, and, well, looks good. Sadly Spyderco have discontinued the plain titanium SPITS in favour of the blue anodised version. Not too keen on that myself as the finish doesn't seem to hold up well at all even after a day or so of use. ...Last Post By: Bluebs4 Yesterday, 05:57 PM