Thanks. I know I still have a lot to do. I do see the cupping and the upset spine now that you mention it Geoff. As for the tang, I really had no idea how long it needed to be. This is just where it came out after I forged it down. I have no objection to shortening it some, it will actually give me a good reason to practice hot cutting.
Geoff you mentioned taking it to someone local and having them take a look. If anyone knows of someone in the south Atlanta area I would love to get acquainted. In the meantime you guys are very helpful.
Another question....what do you think about the s