90% Day Hiker in 1084 and maroon linen micarta

This is for a fellow on the forum.
I like this size a lot.

Aldo’s 1084
3.050″ blade @1000grit
6.85″ OAL
1/4″ maroon linen micarta scales @600grit

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Knife Night

Spent another Friday across town at Rock’n’Roll Knife and Tool, as is the custom.

Activities involved prepping some stuff for the queue, building a new vertical quench tank with more oil capacity, and cooking a custom.

Gluing up some patterns. Some lower-priority stuff for me, and a couple that will probably be sold. O1, A2, and 154-CM.

Vertical quench tank, but without the convenience of the electric pre-heater on the smaller tank:

Mr. M executes the quench from the electric oven:
Pull, cut, squish, yank, plunge (5160):

Check out the awesome Hamon hardening line on this custom (yes, it looks familiar)! The thickest part of this blade is ~1/4" (corrected from 3/8″)