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Re: Patina Pictures

Sat Apr 12, 2014 1:31 am

Here's my brand new Tanaka Damascus 150mm (San Mai Blue #2) after chopping two small onions:
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Re: Patina Pictures

Thu Apr 17, 2014 6:52 am

^ whooaaaa two onions??? :shock:

Re: Patina Pictures

Sat Apr 19, 2014 1:09 am

Aceitup

Great thread idea. Super photos and some good information for future use.

Thanks for starting it

Mike

Re: Patina Pictures

Wed Jun 04, 2014 6:23 am

Tried out some beef blood at Work today. Might need to polish it out and try again. Soaked some cfolds in blood wrapped the knife and let it hang out for five hours in my cooler

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Re: Patina Pictures

Wed Jun 11, 2014 12:40 pm

seabell wrote:Here's my brand new Tanaka Damascus 150mm (San Mai Blue #2) after chopping two small onions:
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Wait till you get into a bunch of strawberries. It makes the Tanakas turn black at the edge and the cladding goes all rainbow.

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Re: Patina Pictures

Sat Aug 02, 2014 4:57 pm

T-shirt patina looks awesome.

Re: Patina Pictures

Sat Aug 02, 2014 5:18 pm

BloodrootBlades wrote:Got these back for a sharpen and the customer was interested in a mustard patina. I liked the natural patina he had from use, so I'm adding before and after pics. For the boldest pattern a paste mustard does really well, dabbed on with a piece of damp t-shirt material.

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~Luke


Hi Luke.
Just came across your pictures.
What mustard did you use?
Aloha!

Re: Patina Pictures

Thu Aug 07, 2014 1:42 am

Wow that Tanaka patina is CRAZY! Is that strawberry rainbow one fairly stable? Has it continued to darker or is it keeping that amazing technicolor?

Re: Patina Pictures

Sun Aug 10, 2014 2:33 am

Yes my Tanaka is the same way crazy patina , thx for pictures

Re: Patina Pictures

Sun Aug 17, 2014 8:09 pm

Tojiro ITK 150mm petty after first use:

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