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    It's anti-scale from Brownell's.
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    what steel is this?


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    It's O1. I figure that I should stick with one steel for a while.
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    Here is is out of the oven:

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    any progress?
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    It's mostly ground, but is on hold while I make another knife for an order.
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    Done!
    I carved the bolster out of wax and cast it in a nickel silver like alloy that has no nickel nor silver, and the wood is Burl Source stabilized spalted maple burl.

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    Wow!!!! That is frickin beautiful

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    Thanks! A botanist friend of mine wanted to know what species of maple it was, alas I did not know. Mark?
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