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While forging a blade i ended up short on material considering the design that i made. So I am looking at ways to enlarge a blade tang in order to spare the knife material, thus blade length. Tang length is ab 1 inch now . So far: - just us a welder and weld on the extra length (probable a big no no) - Forge weld the extra part, then the second question: do i make a overlap of material on the tang, weld and hammer flat the thicker section - Combination of the above; Overlap the extra metal on the tang, weld the sides ,forge weld the middle section and hammer flat - Use a V constructio