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  1. This knife was a total pain in the ass to make. Everyone has a knife that fights being made, but this was something else. If I could have done something once, I actually did it at least three times. I had originally wanted to call this knife "The Black and White Tanto" because of the wood. Nope, not anymore. I started feeling like it was cursed. And that is what Norowareta Tanto means... "The Cursed Short Blade". I think this knife is malevolent and hates me. I give it the stank eye from time to time. The steel is Aldo's W2 with a hamon, which of course didn't want to be photogenic. Oh well. The main wood of the tsuka and saya is stabilized Black and White Ebony, with African Blackwood accents. The mekugi is also African Blackwood. The tsuka and saya were made from one continuous piece of wood, which you can see by how the grain of the wood flows. The tsuba is wrought iron that I got from Orien here on the forum. The habaki and seppa are orange peeled copper that I am letting patina naturally. Hope you like it. I think it hates us all. Blade Length (from mune-machi) : 7.25 inches Total Blade Length: 11.25 inches (I think, can't remember the exact length of the nakago) Total Length Sheathed: 13 inches
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