San mai Aikuchi

Discussion in 'Custom & Handmade Knives' started by BenR.T., Mar 13, 2020.

  1. BenR.T.

    BenR.T. Tanto grinder & High performance blade peddler Moderator

    Apr 18, 2011
    So after years of wanting to (haven’t had the space for a forge) I am now forging my own San mai. Here are my first three. These are also my first ever forged blades.

    stainless/1075
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    Stainless over 1095
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    “Go mai” SS/15n20/1095
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    Last edited: Mar 14, 2020
  2. Dawkind

    Dawkind Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 3, 2000
    Fantastic!!! :cool:
     
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  3. AVigil

    AVigil Adam Vigil knifemaker working the grind Platinum Member

    Feb 17, 2009
    That is bad ass Ben
     
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  4. seanj

    seanj Gold Member Gold Member

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    Mar 1, 2010
    Those are cool! Very nice!
     
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  5. Bigfattyt

    Bigfattyt Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 23, 2007
    Fantastic lineup. Third one with the tan is the heat! I love the contrasting wrap!!
     
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  6. Win Heger

    Win Heger Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 29, 2000
    Perfect!! I agree ^^^, that black over tan!!
     
  7. Marko3

    Marko3 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 12, 2010
    awesome !
     
  8. Dusty One

    Dusty One Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 12, 2004
    All are Beauties.....!
     
  9. BenR.T.

    BenR.T. Tanto grinder & High performance blade peddler Moderator

    Apr 18, 2011
    Thanks guys. I’m having fun exploring new options for my knives.
     
  10. Matthew Gregory

    Matthew Gregory Chief Executive in charge of Entertainment

    Jan 12, 2005
    Definitely new paths for you!
     
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