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  1. Straightening A Bent Or Warped Tang

    by , 06-03-2015 at 02:43 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by engine46 View Post
    I acquired an old Wade & Butcher blade quite some time ago & it was one of the ones that didn't even say Sheffield on it, it was that old. I was so happy to get that blade but upon further inspection, I noticed the tang was bent so I put it on the anvil part of my vise & gave it a very light "love" tap to straighten it out like I did on another blade another time. This time I wasn't so lucky & the blade broke! I was so disappointed since it was a very old Wade & Butcher
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  2. Cleaned Up My Otto Deutsch Hans With My Dremel, Maas Polish & Mothers Chrome Polish

    by , 02-21-2015 at 11:44 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by engine46 View Post
    Here is how I cleaned up my Otto Deutsch Hans I recently got off eBay. The first pic is what it looked like when I first got it. As you can see the scales looked black & were filthy.
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    I took it to my kitchen sink where I did the work to it. I did it here so when the blade got warm, I just turned the faucet on & cooled the blade, wiped it off with a dry rag & started polishing again. You can also do this with a glass of water nearby. I usually
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    Updated 02-21-2015 at 12:14 PM by engine46

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