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TripleF wrote:Picked this hefty beast up yesterday. The stone is Aloxite by Carborundum and the box is made of one piece of wood.
Top notch work.
TripleF wrote:Just stumbled on this tidbit of info:
http://www.sharpeningsupplies.com/Diffe ... 1C117.aspx
royal0014 wrote:Back in my days working in the weave shed (loom weaving)
the 'cloth doffers' used knives like these to cut the rolls of cloth from the loom.
They had to be sharpened from time to time, though ours had a medium-sized
flat stone for the task.
These are also called 'shoe knives' which is the term I had to use to find a picture ....
Can't get the picture to load so here's the link ...
https://www.katom.com/135-75330.html?gc ... gLW5_D_BwE
Square Point Shoe Knife, 3-5/8" for cutting, trimming, layering, and splicing such materials as leather, rubber, and plastic. Durable hardwood handles are rounded for comfortable fit. Proudly made in the USA.
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