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WIP: Frontier Bowie
Radharc - Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 5:13pmKnife-makers Bowie knife | handmade Bowie | knife custom knife | knives
Hi all. Been experimenting around with a new etching process I learned about, using Birchwood Casey Super Blue and regular old bleach, to give the blade an artifically 'aged' look. Here are some pics of the process. Blade is ground out of 1095 barstock.
The blade, ground, hardened, and tempered:
And the rear, which for whatever reason, etched differently, despite turning it often: