Tanto #2 showing as forged with a hand scraped finish. Thousands and thousands of single edged file marks done with a very small chisel.
220 grit after tempering
That’s not me out there,.. talking,.. neighbor Tempering and straightening also ends up being bend testing for cracks:
Apologies for the I love the uphill neighbors gesture in one video. Their houses are above mine and as I am a semi-famous person around here They harass me from above and it goes into the shop fan. When you are on the grinder and someone uses your name it can break your concentration and […]