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Government forces have made sweeping gains against a coalition of hardline Islamist militants in Damascus' East Ghouta region, with the pocket entirely liberated in around two months via operation Damascus Steel. The Syrian Army is set to continue its counterterrorism operations in other parts of the ...
Brigade's Santoku knife is made of a VG10 steel core with 67 layers of Damascus steel, and it's surprisingly light. Due to its shape, you use more of a chopping than a rocking motion, which is comfortable to perform while holding its wood grain handle. The three pans offered are the 9.5-inch skillet ($70), ...

Although the entirety of Damascus is yet to liberated by government forces, the recent offensive in East Ghouta – designated operation Damascus Steel – has significantly bolstered the capital's security, as militants used the area to fire mortars and improvised rockets at government-held parts of the, killing ...
Materials and construction: The five-ply stainless steel and aluminum cookware is induction-compatible and dishwasher- and oven-safe. The pans have a beautiful brushed finish. Instead of a chef's knife, the founders opted for a Santoku knife, a light and versatile tool made with 67 layers of Damascus steel that affords more ...
The Dumayr Airbase is the military installation the Syrian Air Force used to launch airstrikes on the East Ghouta during Operation Damascus Steel. The Syrian Air Defense has responded in a bid to down the cruise missiles; however, many cruise missiles have already struck the area. Al-Masdar previously ...
The situation in the Damascus suburb has been tense since February 18, when Syrian government forces launched the operation Damascus Steel, in a bid to clear the region of militants that were attacking the Syrian capital from its outskirts. On February 24, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted ...

Since teaching himself the art, he said he has also taken some classes from a master forger in Vancouver, including how to forge Damascus steel, which is a patterned steel made by forging together multiple layers of steel and iron. Kempf said his next project will be trying meteorite Damascus, a technique ...
Damascus steel is identifiable by its distinctly beautiful patterning, achieved by layering different steels folded and forge-welded together. The patterns are often evocative of the movement of clouds, the flow of water, a rugged coastline, or lines on a topographic map. Craftsman by night: Bladesmith Craig ...
As the Syrian army moves closer and closer to wrapping up Operation Damascus Steel, the military operation aimed at freeing Eastern Ghouta from Islamist control, troops have made a series of gruesome and unexpected discoveries, including mass graves, underground facilities and makeshift weapons ...
Last month, the Syrian Army and allied ground forces launched operation Damascus Steel to liberate the East Ghouta region from hardline Islamist militants who have occupied the area since 2012. Upon completion of a transfer deal recently agreed between militants and the Syrian government, the Syrian ...
Al-Masdar News journalist Ibrahim Joudeh says that the soldiers, having completed the objectives set out for their unit in the Syrian Army's 'Damascus Steel' operation, are most likely returning to their staging bases for the time being. Here they are expected to rest for a time (likely go on leave) and then, ...
Since the Syrian Army launched operation Damascus Steel to oust militants from Damascus, militants have intensified their shelling attacks on government-held parts of the city, killing and injuring hundreds of civilians in recent weeks. Hardline Islamist militants fired a barrage of rockets containing cluster ...
Operation Damascus Steel. The Syrian Army and other allied ground forces have been mobilizing troops for this offensive – name operation Damascus Steel – since early February, deploying 18,000-23,000 soldiers to the area. Smoke rises from the rebel held besieged town of Hamouriyeh, eastern Ghouta ...
However, the Syrian government did not cease their ground and air offensive, continuing what they call Operation Damascus Steel. On Feb. 16, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs issued a report saying, “We repeat our call for an urgently required one-month cessation of hostilities.
The situation in Eastern Ghouta escalated after Syrian government forces launched an operation on February 18 dubbed "Damascus Steel," in a bid to clear the region of militants. According to the Russian military, the terrorist groups in the region are intentionally struggling to escalate the situation in East ...
He bought a forge, obtained an anvil and started to work on making Damascus steel, a complicated process that involves using two types of steel to make a blade and is known for its intricate pattern. Creating a Damascus knife was one of Rodebaugh's earliest goals. “That was my driving passion at the ...
The Syrian government forces have been carrying out operation Damascus Steel, to clear Eastern Ghouta of Islamist units that have been terrorising the locals for years, and who have rejected any initiatives to lay down their arms and leave the area. Since the Syrian army is in the process of launching a ...

The suburb of Eastern Ghouta, east of the Syrian capital, made headlines four days ago when the Syrian Arab Army launched a military offensive, codenamed “Damascus Steel,” in a bid to clear the region of Islamist units, predominantly Jaysh al-Islam, but also Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly known as ...
The new swords feature showier, collectability-enhancing blades, hand forged from "Hellfire" Damascus Steel – an elaborately patterned, shadowy hued variant of Damascus steel exclusive to only a single forge, worldwide. Like steel snowflakes, the patterning on no two "Hellfire" Boshin blades is exactly ...
Adam Perry Lang is perhaps best known in L.A. for setting up his barbecue smoker in the parking lot of his buddy Jimmy Kimmel's Hollywood Boulevard studio. But soon, he will open APL Restaurant, a different kind of meat-centric experience, down the street in the historic Taft Building on Hollywood and ...
Government forces have made sweeping gains in Damascus in recent months, with Syrian Army troops liberating the entire East Ghouta regain via operation Damascus Steel. They are now turning their attention to *Daesh-held neighborhoods in southern parts of the capital, including the Yarmouk refugee ...
With the Syrian Army continuing to advance against hardline Islamist militants in Damascus' East Ghouta region, there is very little doubt that the Syrian government has survived the conflict, and, provided there isn't any large-scale anti-Assad foreign military intervention, the Syrian Army will continue to ...
The Syrian Army and allied ground forces regained control over the entirety of Eastern Ghouta after launching operation Damascus Steel several weeks ago. The area's liberation is a major boost to the security of the capital, as militants used the region as a launchpad to fire mortars and improvised ...
He also featured a knife with a damascus steel birds nest pattern. The subtle pattern and color variances in the blade created by folding pieces of steel and iron coupled with several firings produce an attractive finish on a very functional hunting knife. advertisement. Gail Anderson, Prentice, was introduced ...
For over a week the Syrian government forces have been carrying out operation Damascus Steel, to clear East Ghouta of illegal Islamist units that have been terrorizing the locals for years, and who have rejected any initiatives to lay down their arms and leave the area. As tensions continue to run high in ...
February 6th, 2018 - Kitchen that lacks a knife is one that has never hosted the preparation of a good meal. Knives are an intricate part of your cooking utensils and makes work in the kitchen easy. Owning a knife set is not enough but a good, shard and properly crafted one gets the job done. You don't want to use a blunt ...
Adam Perry Lang is perhaps best known in L.A. for setting up his barbecue smoker in the parking lot of his buddy Jimmy Kimmel's Hollywood Boulevard studio. But soon, he will open APL Restaurant, a different kind of meat-centric experience, down the street in the historic Taft Building on Hollywood and ...
Zack Worrell and Nick Watson of Monolith Studio Knives in Charlottesville, Virginia, collaborated with the folks at White Stone Oyster Company to design this knife's comfortable bulb-shaped handle and thin Damascus steel blade. monstu.com ...
“Years ago, John Joe and I went for a weekend workshop with Owen Bush in the UK, he makes axes and swords out of Damascus steel, and we learned about forging from him. From Rory Conner I learned about stock removal; creating the bevels of the blade, grinding, heat treating. I owe a lot to Rory, John ...
It is a rarity in the world today to come across a man who plies a trade that has gone one virtually untouched for over 400 years. Murray Carter, founder and master bladesmith behind Carter Cutlery, is just that rarity. Carter took up karate at age 15, and from there his interest in and love for Japan took him all ...
The small batch 1911 experts at Cabot Guns have a new carry gun aimed at today's modern gentleman and shows off a few of one-of-a-kind specials as well. The above video exhibits the custom gun maker's client-ordered Empire Damascus pistol set, consisting of a twin pair of longslides handcrafted in ...
Chris Miller, senior welder stated “Making damascus steel [a tough metal often used for knives or swords] was my favorite,” even though Miller also referred to it as a 'pain'. To create these intricate projects, students must sacrifice an often chilly walk to the Middle School. However, putting up with the stroll ...
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 ...
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 ...
What's most noticeable about the case, however, is its Damascene design that recalls Damascus steel, used centuries ago to create “virtually-indestructible” blades. The RM 53-01 Tourbillon Pablo Mac Donough is limited to 30 total pieces. Check out our recent interview with the man behind the brand, ...
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 ...


 

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