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JIMMYJOs BUILD OFF 2019

jimmyjo Sep 27, 2019

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    Got the iron in the fire,
     

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    Brass guard cut, holes drilled. DSCN0508.JPG
     
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    Handle cut, and fiberglass makes metal seem clean. That stuff goes everywhere.
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    Just eyeballing the mess. Now to go clean and sand trying to not fill my lungs with the handle material. The blade has been heat treated and now I'm tempering the dickens out of it.
     
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    I keep chipping, mis-drilling and generally screwing up all the scales I've made. DSCN0512.JPG
     
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    Now I'm back to tee shirt ripping and fiberglass scale making. DSCN0513.JPG
     
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    Keep at it! I'm having struggles myself at the moment. If I cant make progress tomorrow....I'm going with plan C. Shit, I need a plan C.
     
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    Not plan C, good luck seandavid55.
     
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    My new scales are hard. Now to keep from chipping them.
     

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    Here is the stuff with a wood handle to help me plan just what to do with all the stuff. DSCN0516.JPG
     
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    Glued the handle on last night today is sanding, sanding and more sanding.
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    After looking at Blackmetals I'm thinking about switching up to a bali. What do you think begreen? I still have 4 days.
     
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    you can do it ,,,,,,,

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    DSCN0520.JPG DSCN0519.JPG Still standing the handle. I might have a week of handle sanding left. I found out power tools just melt the fiberglass into glue.
     
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    Still sanding the handle. I did put a coat of super glue on the handle and it does provide a shiny coating and makes the handle pop out.
     
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    Here is a wet blade between sanding PhotoPictureResizer_191029_194958319_crop_3276x1487.jpg
     
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    Ive sure enjoyed your buildoff threads. Thanks for sharing!
     
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    Final Pics moments away
     
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    My JD 2019 Entry made from old JD shirts for the handle and a saw blade. The handle sucked all my time. It took six rounds for the handle(first time) to be able to hold it's shape and not be too hard.
    What a great contest!!
     
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    It's awesome. Nice job.
     
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