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Etched Tanaka and Tojiro

Wed Jan 08, 2014 6:48 am

Finally got around to etching my Tanaka Blue#2 gyouto and Tojiro Itk 120 petty.

Here are the before and after pics.

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I used a 10 to 1 Ratio of water to ferric chloride. And 3 One minute submersions.

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Re: Etched Tanaka and Tojiro

Wed Jan 08, 2014 7:20 am

Nice! Love the way the Tanaka's look etched! Still gotta etch my 150mm petty and Nakiri to match my 240mm gyuto!

Re: Etched Tanaka and Tojiro

Wed Jan 08, 2014 3:11 pm

365 <> Image job!

Re: Etched Tanaka and Tojiro

Wed Jan 08, 2014 5:15 pm

Nice work--

Re: Etched Tanaka and Tojiro

Wed Jan 08, 2014 6:22 pm

Knives are not to play with! Unless you have nothing better to do. :mrgreen:

Re: Etched Tanaka and Tojiro

Wed Jan 08, 2014 7:29 pm

Those look way cool!

Re: Etched Tanaka and Tojiro

Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:55 pm

Groovy

Re: Etched Tanaka and Tojiro

Thu Jan 09, 2014 3:48 am

the tanaka has a very similar look to the masakage shimo line, a frosted glass finish. Looks wicked
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