Monthly Archives: February 2011

weston’s knife II

Did a little more work on it. Keep finding little pits in the metal the more I sand, so I decided to stop sanding I think on Dean’s I will tape up the blade and handle when it’s done and then bead blast the guard and endcap. If it looks good then I’ll do it [Continue]

weston’s knife

I’ve just used my little 1×42 belt grinder on it and a 100 grit belt. All my 2×72 inch belts broke. Usually after about five seconds. I bought a bunch a few years ago and haven’t really used them, and that annoys me that I wasted that money, but I should’ve been grinding on knives [Continue]

revolving shotgun from scratch

Revolving shotgun from scratch: “Using chambers cut off 12 ga. scrap barrels and a new $10 bbl for an Italian auto shotgun, the only other gun part is a scrapped hammer from a 1857 Remington perc revolver. Loads like a SAA Colt but underlever rotates and cocks it. Blow-by is negligible, hardly noticeable with normal [Continue]