Vintage Wusthof Rescue:
Re-ground the accordioned tip (shortened, gave it some belly), and replaced the brass-riveted rotted wood scales with slightly thicker white oak and stainless pins, bedded with marine epoxy. It feels WAY better in the hand with a little more girth and heft in the handle.
Took some rough-cut patterns through the profiling stage this evening to warm up for the month.
CPM154, an old Nicholson file (USA), and S35VN:
Another evening at Rock’n’Roll Knife & Tool: Rick is burning the tang of a blade into a block of bocote, while Hans assists with the torch.
Western-ground 157mm Gyuto in 0.100″ 154CM, G10, and micarta: