Tale of two tantos post 1

Two tanto blanks and a carving knife

Yoshindo Yoshihara Inspired Tanto’s


I started some new blades a few days ago and as it is the solstice today I thought I would post up the progress. I do not know if tonight I will yake ire or tomorrow on the full cold moon. I will let you know readers. Wish me luck.

The two “tanto” have three forging passes with anneals in between. Then two full anneals at the end of the day with a cooldown and hold at 650 F for a hour.

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Have fun and be safe


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