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fixing blade, dishwasher save, buttlers finish for the handle
blade replacement (Solingen stainless, matt or polished, dishwascher save, buttlers finish polishing of the handle( table knifes or smaller )
serving tools and special blades
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additional price for fine saw cut
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kinds of blade fixingThere are several ways to fix the blades to a knife. Have prevailed and applied to date are 2 methods:1.The attachment with mastic:
This method is ancient. Here the handle is completely filled with melted mastic. This mass softens at approx. 70 degrees and becomes liquid at approx. 110 degrees. The blade, which should be provided with a long tang, is inserted in the handle. After the mastic has cooled and solidified, the blade is fixed. The advantages of this type of attachment are:
The big disadvantage is that the mastic soften at high temperatures, eg. in the dishwasher or very hot dishwater and the blades come out. In this context, especially with old knives, the household remedy 'boiling water - salt - aluminum foil' is not recommended.
In this method, the handle is filled with sand, sawdust, cotton or the like, because the knife became too heavy for a complete filling with solder. Liquid tin solder is placed in the remaining space and the blade is inserted with a short tang. Tin has the property of expanding on cooling; the tang gets caught and is fixed.Advantages: