These Terms and Conditions apply to the ORIGIN BLADE MAKER (OBM) website (the site) located at www.originblademaker.com

This website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. OBM makes no representations or warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, as to the operation of this website or the information, content, materials or products included on it. You expressly agree your use of this website is at your sole risk, by your own free will, and you are solely responsible for any consequences arising from this use. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions please do not use this website; we disclaim all warranties, whether expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that this website, its servers, or its electronic communication are free of viruses or other harmful components. OBM is not liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this website, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages. OBM reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change or modify, add or remove portions or all of these terms and conditions at any time. It is your responsibility to check these terms and conditions periodically for changes. Your continued use of this website following the posting of changes acknowledges you accept and agree to the changes. As long as you comply with these terms and conditions, OBM grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to use this website.

Your use of the site

You may not use any illegitimate means to copy, monitor or access any part of this website. The look & the feel of the website as well as the entire content is the sole property of OBM. By sending in any pictures, videos or any other form of media to OBM you grant OBM permission to use such media as it chooses. If you want OBM to stop using any of your media, send an email & clearly list, by means of links, which media you want removed from the site.

Use of our products

All of our products are for hobby use only, never use them in an industrial or commercial environment. Adhere to all safety warnings & labels. Practice safe handling practices associated with using hand & power tools. Wear safety equipment & attire, especially face shields & goggles, heavy duty gloves, heavy duty safety footwear, heavy duty leather aprons & respirators. When assembling grinding equipment for use such as our grinder chassis use as many safety options as possible, including wheel shields & covers, safety on/off switches & grinding debris catchment tanks.

Familiarize yourself with safe workshop practices. Read as much literature on the subject & attend a safety course. Use common sense! Never grind near flammable items or liquids (remember that dust collection devices & vacuum cleaners can ingest hot materials & catch on fire). Never grind without safety equipment & attire. Never work near machinery with long hair, long beards, loose clothing such as neck ties, flammable clothing, soft shoes which don’t protect the feet, gloves, safety glasses & ear protection.

If you are a novice knife maker attend a knife making course to learn safe procedures in hobby knife making.