Steel Cables Transformed Into Beautiful Damascus Knife

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If you wish to see steel cables on fire and being hammered to make a beautiful knife, then you will certainly enjoy this video.The process of manufacturing (forging) a blade from a rope. On the cutting edge, steel is W 110, zone hardening is 62 units.

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The roller is long – but not a single stroke is missed on the steel. The billet is soaked in kerosene. This is necessary for good welding (forging) steel. I sprinkle flux (90% borax + 5% quartz sand + 5% charcoal powder) this is necessary for forging (forge) welding.

The flux is alloyed with scale – the formed substance is sufficiently fluid and is easily displaced by deformation. In addition, the flux protects against oxygen and charcoal, carburizes the surface layer of metal – which lowers the welding temperature.

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The knife is going to be sand to achieve an excellent edge. Then the knife will be cooked to harden the metal. The end of the hard work is a beautiful knife with an unusual animal skin like pattern that gives it a unique look.

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