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 Post subject: Etched Tanaka and Tojiro
PostPosted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 6:48 am 

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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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 Post subject: Re: Etched Tanaka and Tojiro
PostPosted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 7:20 am 
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Nice! Love the way the Tanaka's look etched! Still gotta etch my 150mm petty and Nakiri to match my 240mm gyuto!


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 Post subject: Re: Etched Tanaka and Tojiro
PostPosted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 3:11 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Etched Tanaka and Tojiro
PostPosted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 5:15 pm 

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Nice work--


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 Post subject: Re: Etched Tanaka and Tojiro
PostPosted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 6:22 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Etched Tanaka and Tojiro
PostPosted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 7:29 pm 
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Those look way cool!



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 Post subject: Re: Etched Tanaka and Tojiro
PostPosted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:55 pm 

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Groovy


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 Post subject: Re: Etched Tanaka and Tojiro
PostPosted: Thu Jan 09, 2014 3:48 am 

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


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