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W1 / W2 Information & Composition

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This steel wants to be W2 when it grows up. W1 is a good steel for forging and will make a good knife. It can be clay tempered and etched to show a hamon. W1 can make a good knife, however W2 makes a great knife when you can find it.

This carbon steel is W1 with vanadium. It is a great steel. When properly heat treated fantastic hamons can be seen.

Heat Treating Services:
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Blade Steel Information & Composition

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