New GTK 128-12

Here is a new work in progress a GTK 128-12: Length overall is 18″ with a cutting edge of 11.5 inches. This is the second temper to 400 degrees and the first straightening pass; the first temper was to 350 for 4 hrs without the iron platens. (just like they used to do with the original […]

New Kitchen Knife Design

A new forged 1075 kitchen knife still in polish stage and a quick W1 weeding knife. You can see the sugha hamon at 80 grit before tempering.  Weeding knife is done with wet Rutland 2700 degree furnace cement straight into the forge 10 min soak at temperature, interrupted quench 3 seconds in 3 seconds out then […]