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A while back, I began a small project. It was to take old bits and cut-offs of various high carbon steels as well as a 15n20 circular saw blade I cut up and forge weld them together to make my first piece of damascus. I gave this random patter the ever so creative name of "scrapmascus". The idea was that the random shapes and sizes of the bits would create a purely random pattern, which it did, but it came with some project ruining welds that actually left two very noticeable gaps in the blade. Does this concept make it impossible to not get a bad weld, or should I just chalk this up to l
So I haven't posted in quite a while but have been doing a lot, learning a lot, and gaining all I can from what i see posted on this forum. The last time I posted I believe was showing off some meager first attempts at blade smithing and was given a lot of very helpful wisdom from a lot of you of which I am very grateful. I've been quite busy and haven't quite found the time to give updates on all of my doings but thought I'd like to share some of my work since I've been working a lot to get better since I last posted. All of the things I've been up to isn't necessarily blade work but is clo