Here is my first forced patina on my first kitchen knife.
Here's my konosuke 270
"God sends meat and the devil sends cooks." - Thomas Deloney
I like the second photo JohnnyChance. On all my knives though my thumbprint is the only blue bit left. The patina on my knives suck, any artistic pattern I put on never lasts
I will take a pick of the fowler again. The blade is almost entirely dark grey now.