Knife #1 Paring Knife - Projects - Audio Artillery

Knife #1 Paring Knife

  1. Intro

1: Intro

Japanese-style paring knife in 1/16" 1095. Tempered to around 60 RC. Blade was sanded with 120 grit belt and etched with hot apple cider vinegar (photo was taken prior to etch). Unknown wood handles with french polish finish.

Stats, specs, and records
PropertyValueNotes
Steel1095 carbon steel
Hardening10 minutes @ 800 C (1475 F)Approximately... lost my notes.
QuenchCanola oil @ 130 F
Tempering2x 30 min @ 232 C (450 F)Target hardness = 59/60 RC.
HandleMystery (alder?)
Handle finishFrench polish with reddish shellac


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