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23 minutes ago, ThomasPowers said:
45 minutes ago, ThomasPowers said:

of course the smell of glowing steel hitting rancid oil tends to attract neighbors with pitchforks and torches not to mention incurring the wrath of any SO's!

 

I am on 5 acres on a dead end dirt road. My nearest neighbor is over 400 yards away through the woods. I doubt he or she would smell it. BUT it does conjures up some images!!

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I once experimented with Theophilus' famous quench; only thing that saved my hide was that I was using the exhausted dye vat from my wife's experiment with traditionally dyed indigo that I had been "request" to both fill and deal with...

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As you can tig weld stainless, you might consider just laying the axe on a copper plate and running a bead if hardfacing rod along the edge, flip and repeat. Grind it smooth to blend and sharpen. High tech blacksmith solution to mild steel

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