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#5695738 - 04/12/15 12:03 AM Another Hamon
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The Hamon continues I love clay quenching, I know I'll be making a lot more. I have one more glued up and ready to be worked soon. Both are my model # 104's. This one has G-10 bolsters pinned with carbon fiber pins, the handle is mesquite stabilized with my stabilizer fluid that doesn't need any finish put on the wood. I sanded it down to 600 grit and buffed it out... it's smooth as glass and water resistant.
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#5695760 - 04/12/15 12:55 AM Re: Another Hamon [Re: bjankowski]
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I like it but not as much as the one I own LOL
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#5695778 - 04/12/15 01:23 AM Re: Another Hamon [Re: bjankowski]
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Good to hear from you brother...
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#5695819 - 04/12/15 07:14 AM Re: Another Hamon [Re: bjankowski]
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that turned out really nice Jank

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#5695986 - 04/12/15 09:28 AM Re: Another Hamon [Re: bjankowski]
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Thanks Marc
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#5696400 - 04/12/15 04:54 PM Re: Another Hamon [Re: bjankowski]
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Originally Posted By: bjankowski
Good to hear from you brother...
You as well. Things have been pretty busy up until about 2 weeks ago. Take care.
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#5696644 - 04/12/15 08:04 PM Re: Another Hamon [Re: bjankowski]
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up Did a hamon on a Damascus blade once. I had mixed feelings on it but the customer who ordered it loved it.
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#5697084 - 04/13/15 08:15 AM Re: Another Hamon [Re: MikeC]
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up Did a hamon on a Damascus blade once. I had mixed feelings on it but the customer who ordered it loved it.


I love the look of a hamon and have for years; there are some serious knife collectors that buy hamon knives only. I work on larger blades little at a time and sell most of those on Face Book. Knives like this little one I make and sell pretty fast; so I can keep my shop going. I also only water quench with my concoction of mixture that I've developed over the years I find that it defines the ashi line so much better than fast oils, water quenching is not for the faint of heart. So far I've never cracked or warped a knife using my method.
This is a pretty interesting article from Blade Magazine.
http://www.blademag.com/knifemaking/the-hamon-what-where-why-and-how
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#5698911 - 04/14/15 06:45 AM Re: Another Hamon [Re: bjankowski]
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I like that look alot


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#5699185 - 04/14/15 09:51 AM Re: Another Hamon [Re: bjankowski]
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Very nice! That blade reminds me of a sports car, you know how they look fast just standing still. Well that looks sharp just sitting there. Excellent!
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#5699360 - 04/14/15 11:03 AM Re: Another Hamon [Re: bjankowski]
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Thanks guys I really appreciate it a lot.
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#5700791 - 04/15/15 09:08 AM Re: Another Hamon [Re: bjankowski]
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Nice Work....

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