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So over the summer I received a few commissions for knives some people wanted as Christmas gifts. The knives are supposed to be kitchen knives and while the shape is still the best I have managed to date I still feel there is something off with them though I can’t quite figure what. I made 4 this week 1 is still needing heat treat etc. and I will post picture of it once I actually get the heat treat done. In the mean time here are some pictures of the 3 others. 2 of them are ladder pattern Damascus and the other is an unknown pattern if anyone recognizes it please let me know. As usual I have
Ok so I have been working on making this chefs knife for my cousin. I fored it to shape and was pretty satisfied with the blade profile. I held it up to one of my store bought ones and its pretty close to the same dimensions. I went with a flat grind for the blade and that was fine. One side is much cleaner than the other but im not completely unhappy with it. One of my final steps was to etch the blade. Now in the past i have used boiled vinegar to etch this same material and was happy with the results but was unhappy with the way it completely stunk the house up. So i decided to try some fer