Finished one for me.

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thom
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WOW Bill, that's gorgeous.
Thanks for sharing
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Chris51P
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That's a really great looking knife. Scales are terrific. And I really like the coin edge liners. The coin edge liners strike me as not a usual feature for a German made knife. Mostly seen on French knives. As I don't collect German knives, am I wrong about that?
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Chris- you are correct. French or English.
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How is coining done? Is there any tutorials out there>
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It can be done several ways-
by hand-each cut done separately.
With a checkering file.
With a knurling wheel.
The knurling tool is the easiest.
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Bill DeShivs wrote: Sun Mar 07, 2021 7:45 pm I am a pimp in a New Orleans whorehouse.
That was close to the quote used by George Smith Patton when referring to a "pearl-handled" (gripped) revolver. He said, "Only a cheap pimp in a New Orleans whorehouse would carry a pearl-handled revolver." (There, I fixed it for you).
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