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PostPosted: Wed 04 Oct, 2017 2:36 pm    Post subject: One hand Gotland sword         Reply with quote

Five billets - three damascus billets for damascus core and two billets for each of the two cutting edges

I always make damascus packets of larger amount of material to have enough. Here it is too much I think - these 5 billets are planned to be a sword but my friend asked me if I am going to make a damascus wrecking ball 😀 but more material is better than less material



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PostPosted: Tue 10 Oct, 2017 1:32 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

some progress Happy damascus billets after forge welding


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PostPosted: Fri 13 Oct, 2017 12:00 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Blade length: cca 800 mm
Blade width: cca 60 mm
Total length: cca 950 mm

guard and pommel decorated with wire inlay



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PostPosted: Wed 18 Oct, 2017 12:00 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

These three billets will be core of the sword.


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PostPosted: Fri 20 Oct, 2017 11:07 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

work in progress - before forge welding


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PostPosted: Mon 23 Oct, 2017 10:03 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Blade after forge welding.


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PostPosted: Tue 24 Oct, 2017 12:56 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

You can tell it's going to be a one handed sword because there's only one glove for size in the pictures.
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PostPosted: Tue 24 Oct, 2017 6:27 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

If this turns out the way I think and hope it does, the pattern on this blade will be absolutely stunning. I'll be following this with great interest. Wink .....McM
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PostPosted: Thu 16 Nov, 2017 2:48 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

A new picture comes after s while - not much progress made, it is still too heavy and I need to grind both cutting edges and also the middle part of the blade


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PostPosted: Mon 11 Dec, 2017 8:22 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

some small progress - after hardening


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