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Not really , they are all spot welded at the bolster area , none of them are forged from a single piece of steel
Hi everyone ,
A package I sent to USA just before Christmas is stolen
It made it to the plane in Sydney in December 20th but there is no record...
A friend evacuated his property and another almost lost his house . Another maker I was familiar with lost everything, many firefighters say they...
Send over and I will trim it down
Was surprised to hear the add on joe Rogan podcast
The reason many custom makers aren’t willing to touch projects like this is there is almost as much as work “fixing “ a knife like this vs making...
Do we insert “foot release “ jokes here ? Hope you recovered without a permanent damage Huw
W1 and W2 are Aisi codes for tool steels made in many countries under many different names , white series are made by Hitachi ( Takefu has a white...
I have the perfect blade in mind Randy !!!
Kuro uchi iron clad 1.2442
Second pic is iron clad blue 2 ,
My own san mai
Just curious, is this thread for people showing their work or people sharing the images of the san mai knives they own ? Asking for a friend
Ringed gidgee , Tasmanian Blackwood ( almost identical species to Hawaiian koa ) red and brown mallee burl , Red Morrell burl . All the burls...
I know knives and stones carries them in Australia, I love mine
Ringed gidgee , walrus ivory spacer , blond buffalo horn
No need to worry about tips breaking
Chemical composition of both steels , 13c26 in grey , 14c28 in blue columns.
Stabilised Claro walnut from burl source
When you start forging you will be shifting the cladding first since it’s closer to surface but the core as well , especially the flat stock is...
You can forge it , if you go too hot brass or copper will melt depending on your temperatures . Electro etching your makers mark won’t work since...
It’s has been only few times I contemplated on buying a new knife , this is one of them
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