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  1. On 5/3/2020 at 12:09 AM, billyO said:

    Hi Daniil.  I've noticed this too, when I was playing around with different 'colors' of steel in my damascus billets with what we call mild steel (or A36, if I remember correctly) here in the US.   I always assumed the large grains were from all the impurities that A36 has.  It's my understanding that A36 is made from scrap metal melted down and minimal, if no attention is paid to what goes into it.  10-15 years ago, a friend was forging out a piece of 2" round bar under a power hammer, and in the middle of drawing out the billet, a relatively new looking ball bearing popped out of the middle, almost as if the bar gave suddenly gave birth.  

    I'd love to hear more or better information if out there.

    Hi, I just recently did a chemical analysis of steel (from which the wakijashi blade is forged).

    Further, it is already necessary to experiment, quenching is necessary for liquid oil, because these grains (nie, nioi) appear only at a low cooling rate, if the cooling rate is high, then the ham will be the same as on steels with a carbon content of 0, 8% and more .......
    Therefore, we take steel with a carbon content of 0.5 - 0.6% (if we want to get "grains") ........


  2. Hello, this is an experimental blade made of medium carbon steel (I can’t say the exact grade of steel, we are conducting chemical analyzes)
    In my experience, such large grains (nie, nioi) can only be obtained on medium carbon steel, on steels with a carbon content of 0.7-1.2 this is not even close (dozens of experiments were carried out)






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  3. 3 hours ago, Doug Webster said:

    Вы захватили сущность фумбари. суть фумбари .

    The blade has a slight narrowing to the tip (Kissaki), I indicated the width and thickness of the blade only at the base (at the habaki), the width / thickness near the beginning of Kissaki, unfortunately I do not remember.

    Such blades have almost no narrowing in width


  4. Hello....

    For over 11 years I have been working on traditional Japanese edged weapon, specifically grinding and polishing blades and making rim of swords. I use traditional materials and their modern modified analogues. Forging and heat treatment of blades are done by my friend Dmitry, he is a professional blacksmith and gunsmith with experience over 10 years. Since 2016, i began making art knives, in the styles: cyberpunk / bio-mechanics, using some of the best materials and precious metals. I try to do all the work in the highest quality, studying new technologies and do various experiments with design.

    Showing my last work, just as interesting, I will show my later work ...


    Aikuchi "The Black Moon"
    Authors: Daniil Izotov / Dmitry Chebukin.
    Blade: steel 9xs, 305/30/5 mm (length with handle 45 cm, in sheath 49)traditional grinding / polishing.
    Frame: magnolia, epoxy enamel, silver, copper.
    Sageo cord, kara-kumi weaving style.












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