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If you use plaster of Paris the gypsum in it will release toxic sulphur dioxide when heated above 740°C or 1364°F
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Yeah its gets really hot but the disadvantage of using wood is you tend to get a more of an uneven heat on the knife.
You probably could if it was a circular saw blade, but you would need to make sure you don't heat it up while cutting it out because it would damage the heat treatment unless you know what type of steel it is to heat treat it. Though it may need a little bit of tempering if it was only hardened.
Flattening the steel made it softer and I used very sharp drill bits and cutting fluid to drill the holes so it wasn't too hard too drill.
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