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Have you cried blood when attempting your first pattern welded blade?

Here is something easy that will get you started and boost your confidence..

This instructible assumes a working knowledge of pattern welding.

This is a recyclable instructible as well as a knife making tutorial.

Step 1:

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Materials list.

4 x Black square section spring washers
2 x Large uncoated brite steel nails
Borax
Ferric chloride (or the acid you normally use)
Bicarb soda
Black tie wire (stainless wire will work too, but costs more).
 
PatrickF1416 days ago
Wat a grate way to get people to try damascus. Brilliant i must say.
charlesian2000 (author)  PatrickF1416 days ago

Thank you, its also good if you are having trouble with some difficult steel. It builds confidence :-)

Pretty!
charlesian2000 (author)  DeusXMachina1 year ago
Thank you :-)