Tips and Tricks

Welcome to the Tips and Tricks section.

I’ll be posting brief explanations and guides on processes such as etching, heat treatment, and forging!

Etching Steel

Pattern Welded or “Damascus Steel” (conversation for another day, trust me.) is brought to life via etching. There are multiple schools of thought on the process, so I’ll share mine. For any piece that is to be etched, I will polish up to at least 1,000 grit then degrease thoroughly. Hardening steel will generally giveContinue reading “Etching Steel”

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