Bending Hobby Blades

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Bending Hobby Blades

Post by Hobbit 77 » Fri Sep 16, 2016 9:05 pm

I've heard of modeller's creating (bending) blades that they have bent to a certain angle for their projects. Can anybody share how to do this?

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Post by NCC1966 » Sat Sep 17, 2016 7:25 am

I sincerely never heard about this.

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Post by Rocketeer » Sat Sep 17, 2016 11:11 am

My guess would be to heat the blade red-hot, bend it, then quench it in water. Re-sharpen as required using a honing stone.

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