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Old 07-05-2013, 03:19 AM   #1
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I thought I was done forging for the summer but had a reason come up to build another blade. This one will be raffled off to help our local area Foster Children's Christmas fundraiser this year. I guess you can't find a better reason to heat up the forge and anvil than Christmas and little kids.

224 layer Damascus using 1084 and 15n20 steels, Austenitize at 1500 °F and oil quenched- tempered to 58 HRC (spheroidized). Dyed Box Elder Burl wood handle.

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Old 07-05-2013, 03:38 AM   #2
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Insanely beautiful.

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Wow thats a beautiful blade

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That's a real work of art! Nice!

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I'm speechless! That blade is something else. Great work

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I want to buy a ticket.

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WOW! at at a loss for words. that is simply beautiful! amazing work.

and for a such a good cause, that's a generous thing to do. huge respect for your skills as a bladesmith and huge respect for doing what you did.

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Looking at that knife, I can only echo the WOW'S given about. Somebody is going to be very, very lucky.

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