These are early pictures, handle to come, but thought I would put these out there...
264 layer, tight, ladder pattern comprised of 1084 and 15N20.
pictures of the etching process, lost the forging pics when my 'puter cratered...
Blade getting final hand sanding
My newly finished etchant tank, double walled PVC, if inner chamber fails for whatever reason (however unlikely), the fluid will remain contained by the secondary cylinder
Light sanding after first etch
After second etch
Final etch and light polish
I will have a little video in a few min's of the blade...
Thanks for looking!