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    couple more

    Hi all here are a couple more Gyotos. these were made with tri colored blade steel over a V-toku 2 core from takefu steel in Japan.

    the first has a ebony handle with mosaic center pin and mokume bolsters.

    Blade length: 9.60 in.
    Total length: 14.75 in.
    Blade width: 2.05 in.
    Blade thickness: 0.08 in.
    Item weight: 8.10 oz.







    this one is the same blade steel but copper alloy bolsters and Iron wood handle with mosaic center pin

    Blade length: 9.25 in.
    Total length: 14.20 in.
    Blade width: 2.00 in.
    Blade thickness: 0.08 in.
    Item weight: 7.75 oz.







    hope you all like these.

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    Both of those are stunners!! Great job!!

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    Wow, those really turned out well. Very cool.
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    Breathtaking .

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    Very very groovy work! Will those patina at all?

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    also interested in the patina ^ it must look crazy with use

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    Breathtaking.
    What he said.

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    Thanks everyone. not sure what the patinating qualities are going to be on these. the copper and brass should color up and probably the core but the white cladding is reported as stainless so it will be interesting to see.

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    I would love to see the patina on the copper alloy bolster over time

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    Stunning.
    Both of them.
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