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by Mark Duffner
Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: Sword Care & Maintenance
Topic: Strange warpage
Replies: 9
Views: 5909

Re: Strange warpage

Thanks for the advice. I was planning to do some cutting this weekend. I have some seasoned logs waiting to be cut into fire wood that will do the job for a blade test.

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by Mark Duffner
Mon Jul 26, 2010 10:38 pm
Forum: Sword Care & Maintenance
Topic: Strange warpage
Replies: 9
Views: 5909

Re: Strange warpage

Much good advice and much food for thought. Thanks.

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by Mark Duffner
Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:35 pm
Forum: Sword Care & Maintenance
Topic: Strange warpage
Replies: 9
Views: 5909

Re: Strange warpage

Thanks for reminding me of a little fundamental matter, namely my edge alignment was probably off. I have to admit to this possibility and go back to the water bottles. However, I am still troubled by the handle being tweaked out of alignment with the blade. To disassemble the handle, I will have to...
by Mark Duffner
Sun Jul 25, 2010 8:29 pm
Forum: Sword Care & Maintenance
Topic: Strange warpage
Replies: 9
Views: 5909

Strange warpage

So yesterday I decided to graduate my jian from cutting water bottles to cutting aspen saplings. I walked out into my woods, and lopped up about half a dozen little trees up to an inch and a half in diameter. A couple of them seemed a little dry, but they still had green leaves on them. At the time ...