1095 with a Hamon

Discussion in 'Custom Knife Forum' started by MikeL, Jun 18, 2017.

  1. MikeL

    MikeL KNIFE MAKER

    The blade is about 4 1/4" the desert ironwood handle is 4 1/2" with a black g10 liner. The 1095 is 3/16 thick. Critiques and comments are welcome. Thanks
     

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  2. Kevin Zito

    Kevin Zito KNIFE MAKER

    That's beautiful!


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  3. CJKnives

    CJKnives Well-Known Member

    Looks good! Love the hamon. Did you do it with just an edge quench or did you use clay or something for the hamon?
     
  4. Ty Adams

    Ty Adams KNIFE MAKER

    That's a beautiful knife. The dark hamon with that ironwood is a great combo.
     
  5. MikeL

    MikeL KNIFE MAKER

    Thanks for the comments.
    I used satinite clay (or cement).
     
  6. Dennis Morland

    Dennis Morland KNIFE MAKER

    Very nice knife. Good job on the hamon.

    DeMo
     
  7. John Wilson

    John Wilson Well-Known Member

    That's a super nice skinner!
     
  8. bladegrinder

    bladegrinder Well-Known Member

    Beautiful knife, that hamon and Ironwood really stand out.
     
  9. MikeL

    MikeL KNIFE MAKER

    Thanks again. DIW is one of my favorite woods to use.
     

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