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Unique to the supremely elegant Damascus steel slide is a sculptural texture which is as much an aesthetic addition as it is a deliberate consideration of combining form and function. Cabot has developed a super-etching technique, which when applied to the Damascus Ladder Deluxe's slide turns the ...
A very irritating Rainbow Six Siege exploit is finally getting fixed soon. The glitch allows players to become much harder to kill by equipping a ballistic shield onto Jager's head if they perform a series of button presses, and it has plagued the shooter for months. Thankfully, Ubisoft has now said its internal ...

If you have a passion for swords, samurai, and steel, but no good way to show it on your person, please step this way and have a look at these MUSHA watches. They're made of Damascus steel, and in celebration of the "Japanese knife capital" where the watches are made, the hands are shaped like ...
... to not attack anyone with my Viper Mathusalem Damasco steel Cocobolo Limited Edition blade. No. I do not wield that, the undisputed king of champagne sabres to sully with the blood of the commoner. Even if Villa go down by four goals, I will not plunge the Damascus steel into anyone's heart or neck.
His specialty: rings of modern Damascus steel, an alloy known for the patterns it produces during the forging process. Its properties mean no two rings ever come out the same; each tells the story of the person who forged it. That's why failure is such a great option, Cowan explains -- the more mistakes I ...
Seki in Gifu Prefecture is also known as the "Japanese Knife capital", a place where some of the finest knives and swords in Japan are made. The city has seen a decline in craftsmen in recent years, ostensibly due to apprentices not getting paid for five years straight. Despite its decline, Japanese company ...

Colin Hazama, executive chef, Royal Hawaiian Hotel. "A brand new speargun, preferably a KAP custom-made airbrushed speargun; a nice bottle of Hibiki 12-year-aged whiskey or a Nikka 21-year-aged whiskey; and a Damascus steel Nenox 10-inch knife." ...
If you're in the market for a handsome folding knife that distinguishes itself from the rest, there's a cool new line of blades that seeks inspiration from the bones of pre-historic beasts. Santa Fe Stoneworks' Woolly Mammoth Tusk and (Dinosaur) Bone knives not only sound totally badass, but they're now 15 ...
Purchasers can expect a bunch of VIP benefits such as extra credits, customization options, and shop discounts, as well as access to the new operators as soon as they launch. If you grab the pass before March 5, you'll also get a special Damascus steel weapon skin, and if you owned the Year 2 pass, ...
Deluxe accents of 24k gold and blue sapphires bring in a painterly element, while the hand-forged, razor-edged stainless Damascus steel blade is almost too striking to keep folded in place. With a $75,000 price tag, this is clearly a pocketknife one displays as an objet d'art (no basement workbench for this ...
Fine woodworker Dereyk Patterson has been crafting custom cabinets and furniture for 25 years. "This business is brutal," he said of the tight schedules, deadlines, and last-minute change orders hoisted upon him by owners and architects."I decided I needed a hobby," he said. "I wanted to make knives."
The popularity of the History Channel's Forged in Fire series shows that interest is high in learning about the historic craft of bladesmithing. Arkansas has many connections to the art form and the state is home to many talented bladesmiths, some of whom have been showcased and won competitions on the ...
The holiday food gifting scene is well-stocked with plenty of prepackaged baskets and gourmet goods, which, most of the time, are more than just fine. But for those of us with any serious foodies in our lives, finding the right nosh options to buy can tough. Impressing these folks -- who've seen, bought, and ...
They specialise in Damascus steel, where metals are fused in a technique thought to have its origins in Middle Eastern swordmaking - all of which give the knives a suitably Game of Thrones feel. The knives' 300 folds of carbon steel are worked together to leave the blade with a rippled patina, like oil on ...
Sakai Takayuki, hammered Damascus steel and red pakka wood handle. A thinner, sharper, lighter knife, the Sakai Takayuki also maintains its edge a little longer and features a tsuchime, or hammered, finish. This knife is appropriate for a seasoned line cook, a graduation present for a culinary school student or home ...
Used in a wide variety of common everyday items, including baseball bats, golf clubs, car parts or Damascus steel, CNTs are most commonly used today in structural reinforcement. They can be constructed in many shapes and sizes. CNTs carry a similar risk as asbestos, A.M. Best points out, because they ...
Damascus steel was a type of steel used to make sword blades, and is characterized by distinctive patterns reminiscent of flowing water. These blades were regarded as tough, resistant to shattering, and capable of being sharpened to a fine edge. Damascus steel is also mentioned in several legends, such ...

Video: If you don't have access to a proper recycling facility, a talented blacksmith who goes by shurap on YouTube has found another way to recycle old batteries, turning them into a gorgeous Damascus-steel knife that also uses a recycled Maglite torch for its handle. A word of caution, however.
GoS Watches, a company born from the partnership of a bladesmith and a watchmaker, has unveiled a Midnight Blue edition of its Sarek line made from tempered steel that changes colour in the light. The company has stated that "The process of hand forging Damascus steel results in every forged piece ...
Damascus steel was a rare material much like Valyrian steel, with beautiful rippled patterns and an unnaturally sharp edge, that really existed ...
Over time, the project has evolved, notably thanks to the discovery of two antique and rare Damascus steel Holland &Holland guns. Each one is ...
We've seen the occasional timepiece surface with dials or casework in Damascus steel in recent years, including the GoS Sarek Ice Blue we ...
Such is the nature of this horological/gunsmithing collaboration that both F.P. Journe and Holland & Holland prefer the term 'object of art' - and ...
The late artist Frank Frazetta may not be a household name, but his influence is far reaching. A pioneer of fantasy art and one of its most ...
As for the blades' closest visual analog, Damascus steel, that has its own somewhat mythical origin story, rooted in the Near East. It can be traced back to India to around 500 AD, where it was known as Telangana, Wootz, or Ukku steel. Like Valyrian steel, Damascus steel was christened with a name (given ...
They specialise in Damascus steel, where metals are fused in a technique thought to have its origins in Middle Eastern swordmaking - all of which give the knives a suitably Game of Thrones feel. The knives' 300 folds of carbon steel are worked together to leave the blade with a rippled patina, like oil on ...
If you don't have access to a proper recycling facility, a talented blacksmith who goes by shurap on YouTube has found another way to recycle old batteries by turning them into a gorgeous Damascus-steel knife that also uses a recycled Maglite flashlight for its handle. A word of caution, however.
Damascus steel embodies an ancient metal folding technique whereby hundreds of layers of steel are forged together. Finally, oxidized ...
A highlight of the collection is its access to objects made from Damascus steel, which has long been highly prized as an important differentiator ...
As for the blades' closest visual analog, Damascus steel, that has its own somewhat mythical origin story, rooted in the Near East. It can be ...
One of the collection's highlights is its access to objects made from Damascus steel, which has long been highly prized as an important ...
The swirling or variegated patterns characteristic of Damascus steel are produced by layer-assembling two types of stainless steel. With plenty ...
I watch as Carter forges a jeweled Damascus steel blade from a billet of metal, which to the untrained eye looks like a chunk of steel from a ...
Ping made Watson two new PLD Anser putters, and both are made of Damascus steel, a material that originated in the Middle East and was ...
What drew me in was that they had on display some of their fine Damascus steel knives. Wow, they were beautiful. Rob and his sons Richard ...
The plan is to turn this wad of misshapen metal into a Damascus steel knife. Warner is, I think, preparing me for the worst. "Three or four out of ...
One of the collection's highlights is its access to objects made from Damascus steel, which has long been highly prized as an important ...
It's not that shattered windscreen acid, but even the bouquet seems a bit closer to honed Damascus steel than your usual gloopy jam. You get a ...
Fly-rod maker Sam Johnson of Dahlonega, Georgia showcases a rod dubbed "The Highland Hitter," made from bamboo, Damascus steel and a ...
Aaron Gettinger, Special to the Star Tribune Ste. Genevieve, Mo., is a bed-and-breakfast kind of place, and one of the best is the 1848 Inn St.
"The knife is a 9-inch Damascus steel model from the Phoenix line that New West KnifeWorks discontinued at some point," Lewis tells Fishbowl.
... in the sands of the Middle Eastern drama, the post-war settlement in Syria, which remains hostage to how and when the Islamic State will finally be defeated, is precariously balanced, figuratively speaking, on the sharp edge of a Damascus steel dagger.
The same used to make samurai swords, Damascus steel is known for its distinctive patterns of banding that can produce a look reminiscent of flowing water.
He hand-saws the knives out of solid bars of Damascus steel, then hand-grinds the contours and blade edges, and crafts the knife handles using any kind of bone or wood a customer might ask for.
What drew me in was that they had on display some of their fine Damascus steel knives. Wow, they were beautiful. Rob and his sons Richard and Joshua own Damascus USA, and their products can be found at www.
That is not always the case, as Damascus steel is one of the many great inventions lost to us forever. Even though Damascus steel was accessible until the 1800s, production dwindled afterward. No one knows for sure how Damascus steel is forged or why ...
Some early versions were made with Damascus steel barrels and later with higher-grade fluid steel. They were fitted with fine walnut stocks and forearms.
Some early versions were made with Damascus steel barrels and later with higher-grade fluid steel. They were fitted with fine walnut stocks and forearms.
Each knife is created with a rigid Japanese stainless steel core wrapped by 66 layers of Damascus steel. Unlike lesser knives, the TOKAGEH chef's knives remain physically stable when exposed to high temperatures and during varying climatic conditions.
He also expanded his line of products to include metal roses, which take about two hours to make, and Damascus steel rings lined with sterling silver, which take seven to eight hours.


 

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