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ABS Master Smith Jim Crowell demonstrates grinding techniques and explains how to grind the choil, ricasso, tang, and plunge cut in a drop point hunter blade.
This step-by-step DVD was filmed during the Fifth Mid America Bladesmithing Exposition held in
1) Removing Scale & Profiling a Drop Point
2) X Weight Belt for Rough Grinding
3) Grinding Choil, Ricasso & Tang Region
4) Intermediate Grinding on Drop Point
5) Grinding the "Plunge Cut"
6) De-Scaling & Profiling a Clip Point
7) Grinding Clip Point Blade’s Bevels
8) Profiling a Drop Point Full Tang Blade