This is one of the things I enjoy the most about survival and preparedness. Since it involves such a wide spectrum of skills and fields, there’s always something new and interesting to learn.
Visiting one of the local knife forums I found one of the top knife makers in the country offering a day class on knife making, so I signed up.
I made a little general purpose knife. (some people would call it bushcraft knife :-) ) I have a few ideas for it and will post again once I finish it.
|The knife I made Yesterday|
The steel used is 5160, hammer forged and with differential tempering. The edge reaches 58-59 Rc hardness with the tempering we did and the spine stays a bit softer, which makes it more resistant to abuse.
Pretty happy with it, met some interesting people and learned a couple new stories to share.
Got to go now but I’ll post them later today. Have fun people, Go out and do stuff!