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Thread: Early J. Elliot 8/8

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    Default Early J. Elliot 8/8

    An early Joseph Elliot 8/8 circa 1820. Restored in a glazed finish. The before pictures show some serious corrosion and pitting. New scales copied from the originals in black horn. Unfortunately one of the large brass domed collars was missing so a reproduction set from Austin Kennedy wae used and the originals saved for future use. The in process pictures are off the 400 grit belt and the bevel set on a 1K.
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    As usual

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    Hat's off Karl
    Another beauty!

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    I always love to see your beautiful restorations. Another beauty.
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    You do awesome regrinds and beautiful scales. Quite the wedge grind. 12” wheel?
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    You beat me on that one Karl. Good to see it's in good hands. As always beautiful work.
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    Thanks for sharing Karl, as said, you do some really amazing work
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    Very clean work! Thank you for sharing, I'm also glad that it found a good home.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RezDog View Post
    You do awesome regrinds and beautiful scales. Quite the wedge grind. 12” wheel?
    I used an 8 inch contact wheel on this one and a 6 inch sisal wheel for the final finish. It may have been originally ground on a 10 inch wheel. If you start with a wheel that covers the whole blade face you will lose blade width especially with a blade that has deep pitting like this one.
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    Another beauty Karl. Your the master!
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