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1st & 2nd San Mai

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First San Mai is dry welded hand forged 15n20 core and 1084 jacket. OAL is approximately 8.5” with a stag and quarter mokume handle. It has a threaded butt cap nut and GFlex epoxy.

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Second San Mai is dry welded and hand forged 1084 core with 15n20 jacket. OAL is approximately 14”.  The handle is stacked Ebony and leather with a wrought guard and pommel. The pommel was tapped for threaded and GFlex epoxy construction.

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Nice           B)

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Pretty darned cool!  Was that a coffee etch?

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Yes I did ferric the followed with coffee and a lite hand buff with Turtle wax chrome polish.

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Nice job keeping the cores centered up.

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I tried to be cautious and would etch from time to time to keep track of where my core was.B087A4FB-7FD4-4AB9-B901-AC2A278902D4.jpeg

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