The Complete Online Guide to Knifemaking, DEMAGNETIZER
Knife makers use powerful magnets for a variety of reasons. Some use handles shop magnets as a tool to secure the blade when grinding flat surfaces. Surface grinding attachments for grinders typically secure the blank with a series of magnets. Whatever the source its not uncommon to end up with a magnetized blank or blade.
Table top electric demagnetizers are affordably available and quickly and easily solve the problem.
We have created a short how-to video which details the process (link above).
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