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laxt samurai sword

Postby barry52 » Sun Oct 06, 2013 2:15 pm

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Hi

I have moved this topic from reviews to diyas it was getting a bit confusing, what you see is the sword kissaki as I reshape it. The top pic is it right out of the box with a brushed kissaki with no change of geometry, the next pic is of the rough grind and then on to tne final pic is of a correct kissaki. It is still in need of a final polish with a fine water stone. This enhances the blade no end and it makes it look like a more expensive blade.

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Re: laxt samurai sword

Postby the blade master » Sun Oct 06, 2013 4:03 pm

im not sure about this one barry looks like you have removed too much from the
end (2 to 3) inches maybe? :cry:
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Re: laxt samurai sword

Postby barry52 » Sun Oct 06, 2013 4:35 pm

Hi
I lost about 1 1/2 inches all told.
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Re: laxt samurai sword

Postby Geordie Ross » Sun Oct 06, 2013 5:38 pm

Kind of looks a bit like mix between a chu-kissaki and a ko-kissaki
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Re: laxt samurai sword

Postby liquidator96 » Sun Oct 06, 2013 10:04 pm

It's different I'll say that, I don't know enough about the different styles to comment further, am I right in saying you also mentioned creating an 'salt-water hammon'?
I'd love learn how you'd go about doing that, :D

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Re: laxt samurai sword

Postby the blade master » Sun Oct 06, 2013 10:55 pm

dave
theres a couple of nice video,s on utube about salt water etching
well worth watching
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Re: laxt samurai sword

Postby liquidator96 » Mon Oct 07, 2013 10:57 am

Cheers Mick, :D

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Re: laxt samurai sword

Postby barry52 » Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:29 pm

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I do not know if this will work but I tried to upload a video using photobucket.

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Re: laxt samurai sword

Postby barry52 » Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:30 pm

No it did not work all it has posted is an image. Try again later.
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Re: laxt samurai sword

Postby Geordie Ross » Mon Oct 07, 2013 6:00 pm

Upload on YouTube and post the link in here, that usually works for vids, what swords are they?
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Re: laxt samurai sword

Postby barry52 » Mon Oct 07, 2013 6:28 pm

I have got it on you tube but not sure what to do next, not very techo. I ha e give it the title of "kissaki". HELP.

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Re: laxt samurai sword

Postby the blade master » Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:49 pm

works for me barry you click on the pic it takes you to photobucket
where you click on the same pic and the video starts :D
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Re: laxt samurai sword

Postby Geordie Ross » Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:59 pm

What's your YouTube name Barry?
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Re: laxt samurai sword

Postby Moon » Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:09 pm

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Re: laxt samurai sword

Postby barry52 » Tue Oct 08, 2013 2:57 pm

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Here are 2 pic,s one is of the blade with candle wax ready for etching and the other is of the blade with the fake hamon after cleaning. The good thing about salt water etching is it,s safe, cheap and you can ajust the amount of salt in the water so you get a deeper or shallow etch.

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