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kogatana

Discussion in 'Fixed Blades' started by Fred/A, Jan 7, 2014.

  1. Fred/A

    Fred/A Active Member

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    1095 steel, water+oil quench. Stabilized flax cord and copper wire wrapping.
    7 cm of cutting edge, total length of 18 cm.
     
  2. Icho-

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    Very nice!
     
  3. stevebates

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    Looks awesome Fred, nice and sleek!!!
     
  4. Fred/A

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    Thanks !:D
     
  5. Fred/A

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    I will post here all kogatanas to avoid creating multiple posts for the same type of knife.

    Here's another one :

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    1084 steel, selective water quench. Stabilised flax and copper wire.
    17cm overall, 6,8cm cutting edge.
     
  6. Fred/A

    Fred/A Active Member

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    And the last one :

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    1084 steel, selective water quench. Stabilised flax and copper wire.
    17cm overall, 7cm cutting edge.
     
  7. Tony Manifold

    Tony Manifold New Member

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    Very clean knives. I like that style a lot but I have never seen it before. What is a kotagana?
     
  8. Fred/A

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    Thanks. Kogatana is a traditionnal japanese small knife. Many functions over the ages, today it's a common, utilitary knife.
     
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    1084 steel, selective water quench.
    Stabilized leather/copper wrap.
    10,5cm overall, 48mm cutting edge.
     
  10. Alexander13

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    Awesome knives!
     
  11. Fred/A

    Fred/A Active Member

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    Thank you sir !
     
  12. Foster J

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    I really like the hamon look of the first one.
     
  13. MarkJeffrey

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    Very nice! love that small one, and your finishes are great I always liked that light grey tone
     
  14. Rob W

    Rob W Active Member

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    awesome Fred !! love your knives .......was that your little piece of W2 left over ?? !!
     
  15. Fred/A

    Fred/A Active Member

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    thank you all !
    Rob : no, it's 1084 ;)
     
  16. Canis Lupus

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    Very nice!! Love these!
     

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