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    These profiles look great, Mike. What else can you tell us about these blades? I'm afraid I won't be much use on the handle materials though, lol. What's the long block on the right and what color is it?

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    Ok here we go. The 180 is Delberts lizard pattern, in O1/L6/Pure Nickel. It is at 2.3 mm at the spine. It has a partial grind to a zero edge. Both should be in the 61rc range. The 150 is made from Deker's basketweave, is 1084/15N20, ground very similar to the first. The long block is Buckeye Burl..It is pretty much gray with black streaks. None of the usual yellows associated with the buckeye.

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    That lizard damascus is super cool - I never saw that before - Delbert's holding out on us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Martell View Post
    That lizard damascus is super cool - I never saw that before - Delbert's holding out on us.
    I'm pretty sure he had a piece of it at ECG.
    "God sends meat and the devil sends cooks." - Thomas Deloney

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    The only problem with that stuff is the pure nickel. In my experience, it really doesn't hold up anywhere near as well as steel does.

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    That lizard damascus is amazing.

    I'd love to see a made out of it.

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    1+ on the redwood!

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    I already have the redwood cut for it lol. The 150 is getting maple burl, copper and blackwood. I have a special "dark" handle in mind for the other 180...I iwll show them off later tonight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyChance View Post
    I'm pretty sure he had a piece of it at ECG.
    He did? Hmmmm

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    I am pretty sure that was the bar he had there lol.

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