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Old 29-04-2010, 12:59 PM
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Hi guys i have copied these from a Knife making book i had for a while
might be of help to some one




430f... Very pale yellow 510f... Spotted red-Brown
440f... light yellow 520f... brown-purple
450f... pale straw-yellow 530f... light purple
460f... straw-yellow 540f... full purple
470f... deep straw-yellow 550f... dark purple
480f... dark yellow 560f... full blue
490f... yellow-brown 570f... dark blue
500f... brown-yellow 640f... ligth blue




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This might help.

430f... Very pale yellow
440f... light yellow
450f... pale straw-yellow
460f... straw-yellow
470f... deep straw-yellow
480f... dark yellow
490f... yellow-brown
500f... brown-yellow
510f... Spotted red-Brown
520f... brown-purple
530f... light purple
540f... full purple
550f... dark purple
560f... full blue
570f... dark blue
640f... ligth blue



This is a scrap piece of 3mm thick O - 1
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Hi guys i have copied these from a Knife making book i had for a while
might be of help to some one




430f... Very pale yellow 510f... Spotted red-Brown
440f... light yellow 520f... brown-purple
450f... pale straw-yellow 530f... light purple
460f... straw-yellow 540f... full purple
470f... deep straw-yellow 550f... dark purple
480f... dark yellow 560f... full blue
490f... yellow-brown 570f... dark blue
500f... brown-yellow 640f... ligth blue




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This might help.

430f... Very pale yellow
440f... light yellow
450f... pale straw-yellow
460f... straw-yellow
470f... deep straw-yellow
480f... dark yellow
490f... yellow-brown
500f... brown-yellow
510f... Spotted red-Brown
520f... brown-purple
530f... light purple
540f... full purple
550f... dark purple
560f... full blue
570f... dark blue
640f... ligth blue



This is a scrap piece of 3mm thick O - 1
Cheers fellas, V useful
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