Q017  $1500

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Collectable Date of Construction: 2017-07

Blade Characteristics
   Steel Type: Damascus
   Composition  :  O1/L6
   Billet #  :  Q01A
   Number of Layers: 132
   Pattern: Incised
   Etch: Medium
   Polish: Satin
  
Dimension (inches)
      Length: 8.25
      Max Thickness: 0.125
      Min Thickness: 0.045
Handle Characteristics
   Grip Material: Oosic (fossilized walrus baculum)
   Grip Type : Guard & pommel
   Fittings Material: Sterling Silver
   Fasteners: JB weld & carved depressions
  
Dimension (inches)
      Length: 5.0
      Max Thickness: 1.066
      Min Thickness: 0.775
      Max Height: 1.308
      Min Height: 0.935
Heat Treatment
   Austenization & Quenching
      Heat Source: Austenizer
      Temperature (F): 1500
      Quench material: Salt Pot
      Quench temperature (F): 475
  
Tempering
      Temperature (F): n/a
      Duration (hrs): n/a
      Repetitions: n/a


Full sheath provided

Comments
This is my take on the classic karud - cast silver fittigs with blue enamel {ceramit}. Pattern on the blade came from 45 degree incised trenches, then hammered out into a blade.


n/a  =  not applicable