did you talk about the cloud above the welding line or about the "weak" welding line ?
it's the junction between the hagane / jigane
( very hard to make that part clean )
the color you get in tempering is a surface oxidation, it will depend on the steel composition , the way it is degreased and the heating speed....
be friend with a baker, they have big oven :D
hey, they also have some Morihei stones :D
thanks for the link .
seen on Fb
the price at the reseller is not comparable to the direct price at the blacksmith. (so we can not judge the price of a knifemaker on the price in...
"more you forge thinner, less time you spend on the grinder, more time you have for beer" :D
There is not a lot of kitchen knife maker in Europe. not enough to make a kitchen knife show....
few regular knife show but only few kitchen knife...
I have 125sc and I see what comet do with 26c3 and I know it’s very hard to place a hamon like that on the 125sc.
I used to quench c130 witch is...
I have few kg of 135cr2 and c130 but I never tried 26c3.
not In my works, 125 is very sensible about thickness, under 3mm it's easy to quench, after that it's way more difficult to have a full quench...
Ok .. it’s probably tempered at very low temp....
are you sure with that ? 63 with 14c28 ?
you can rub some mineral oil on the Oak, he looks "dry" .
yes it is, and the cladding is XC10 , soft steel.
(C : 0,03 - Mn 0,2 - P 0,007 - S 0,02 - Si 0,02)
and he is damn sexy... :cool:
"but the core looks great, and that's what we were after."
but, not only, the proof here, you lose all the mechanical interest of sanmai...
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