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My aunt had a kitchen knife that broke right below the bolster, just leaving a bit of the tang, and she would like me to fix. I was thinking I could probably epoxy it, drill a small hole through the handle and attatched tang, and put a small (nail) pin in it. Do y’all think that would work?

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Ouch. Not a lot of tang left on that, and the fact that it broke right there tells me that the tang is overhardened anyway. For display ONLY, epoxy will work. For actual use, the only thing I could suggest would be to weld on a new tang (using proper preheat and post-heat) and then redo the heat treatment and make a new handle. Others more experienced than I may have better suggestions.

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