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Old 04-26-2013, 05:05 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Dan308 View Post
yep it's a hamon. It was clay quenched. I don't polish them out much but I do etch the blade. Gives it that old timey look
As you can see in this pic my "survival" knife has a hamon too. The maker used differential heat treating so it would be Ok if I needed to do some chopping with it and he then bead blasted the blade as I requested. The difference in steel hardness created the hamon. It was unintentional but I really like the effect.


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Old 04-28-2013, 03:57 PM   #12
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you mean kinda like this one



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