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    Gday my name is Shaun but you can call me Gibbo if you wish,I've been forging for about two years now I started out with a coal forge I made but for the last 6 months I've been playin with the gas forge,I don't get much time to play though.ive forged probably 25 knives most of which I've sold or done for gifts I have done a machete,and a tomahawk out of a railway spike.im always bettering my work and trying new things to test myself,I live in hassall grove in western Sydney if anyone else is close we'll have to meet up and bash out some knives.
    Cheers gibbo

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    Welcome to ABF Shaun I look forward to seeing your future creations

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    • #3
      Hello and welcome to the forum Shaun

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        Welcome aboard
        Stewart Townsend
        Member
        Australian Knifemakers Guild

        https://www.facebook.com/townsendcustomknives


        The plural of knife is knives.
        One knife.
        Two knives.
        The plural possessive is knives'.

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          Hi Gibbo,

          Great to see another knifemaker in Sydney coming in out of the dark. Post some pictures of your work! There are quite a few of us in Sydney that meet pretty regularly. Normally either at my place or alternately at Keith Fludder's workshop down in Tahmoor. http://www.australianbladeforums.com/vb4/showthread.php?8346-Hammer-in-august-24-amp-25-southern-highlands-forge&highlight=southern+highlands

          I
          t would be great to meet you. We had 30 odd people at the last one. Keith's next one is promising to be even bigger.

          They are a great opportunity to discuss our hobby, and try different things, materials, tools and so on.

          The last one can be seen here http://www.australianbladeforums.com/vb4/showthread.php?6813-Hammer-In-in-Niroc-s-Shed.-April-2013&p=59691&viewfull=1#post59691

          *Edit* Just noticed you already signed up for keith's hammer in!
          Last edited by Corin Urquhart; 03-06-2013, 19:35.
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          • #6
            Cheers for the welcome guys,yeah corin I'm on board for keiths hammer in I can't wait.

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            • #7
              still only new here myself but welcome.

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              • #8
                Welcome!!

                Welcome Gibbo

                I see you have been lurking long enough! Time you came in out of the cold.

                How about going to the Gallery lets see some of your work.

                You should know by now, "If there are no Pic's! It didn't happen!"

                Regards Dutchy
                Collector

                Australian Military Knives

                "Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws."
                Plato (427-347 BC)

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                Napoleon Bonaparte

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                • #9
                  Hi Gibbo great to have another forger here nothing like a good forge fire
                  Chris

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                  • #10
                    Welcome mate look forward to see some of your work cheers
                    Better to be an open sinner than a false saint

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                    • #11
                      Gday Gibbo, welcome , post some photos so we can see your work.

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                      • #12
                        Welcome to ABF Shaun
                        Mike
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                        • #13
                          Gidday Gibbo, welcome to the forum
                          wave man AKA Dean
                          my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC22..._as=subscriber
                          "I will never make excuses for who I am. It's the way I was born. I am a Hunter a Bone Collector."
                          "A gun, like any source of power is a force for either good or evil, being neither in itself, but dependent upon those who possess it"

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