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    240mm Damascus Petty/Suji

    Well here goes....

    Many thanks to Dave and KKF for this opportunity.

    Here are the knife specifications.

    Steel - 15n20/1085
    Pattern – Feather Pattern, Hand rubbed and lightly buffed.
    HT - Oil quench, Double tempered for 58-60hrc.
    Blade length – 139mm
    Blade depth over choil – 40mm
    Spine thickness
    Choil - 2.5mm
    Middle point – 1.7mm
    1” from tip - 1mm
    Thickness behind the bevel – back to tip 0.3mm 0.2mm 0.15mm
    Grind – Ground on 2 planes then blended- Partially convex.
    Edge bevel – Set at 11/12 degrees per side. Highly polished.
    Handle length – 160 mm
    Handle Materials – Natural Madronne Burl/Boycote with a brass spacer. Slotted aluminium Dowel inside.
    Knife weight – 200 grams
    Balance point – Between front of handle and choil.

    And the pictures.


















    The price is in pounds sterling as thats what it will be on my paypal account and includes insured shipping worldwide.
    £380

    Thanks everyone, hope you like it. Of course comments and questions are welcome.

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    Spotted a typo already. Blade length 239mm

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    Gorgeous knife. You make your own damascus, right? Pretty cool pattern.

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    Thanks Andrew, yes its my own damascus. Quite a fun mission a feather pattern. Making a billet to 3000 odd layers and then splitting it down the middle, to get the dragging in the layers, then weld it back together again. Fun stuff.

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    that's a beautiful knife.

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    Quote Originally Posted by raisedbybrocks View Post
    The price is in pounds sterling as thats what it will be on my paypal account and includes insured shipping worldwide.
    £380
    FYI all you lookers-on: That's $553 in the good 'ole US of A, right here and now.

    Nice looking knife. I hope whoever the lucky owner ends up being will have the good heart to post some patina pictures for us.
    -Enjoy the ride. *** All statements made herein are my personal opinion and nothing more, regardless of tone or context. ***

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    Oooo... verrrry purdy!
    Len

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    Congrats, excellent execution!

    Best on your sale....

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    Thanks very much for the comments Guys. Here is a video of the knife doing some cutting. Excuse my poor technique.
    Also I reshaped the tip slightly making it more pointy.

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    Very beautiful natural end cutting board to go with a nice looking knife...

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