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Layered / laminated / multi-alloy titanium blades

Discussion in 'Mad Science Forge' started by Mecha, May 14, 2019.

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  1. Mecha

    Mecha Madscienceforge.com Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 27, 2013
    One of the final and greatest steps into the creation of titanium swords is the layered sword, made of more than one titanium alloy. Not only does it look cool, certain alloys can be used for certain parts of the blade, eking out subtle performance enhancements. The techniques also alloy more flexibility in sword design.

    Here is the first one of its kind, a shobu zukuri katana blade, made from three different titanium alloys. 28" blade, at 11.3 ounces.

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    More laminated blades to come!
     
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  2. FOG2

    FOG2 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 1, 2007
    Amazing in sooooo many ways!
    My laser 240mm chef knife weighs in at 6oz. Its crazy that this Sword is LESS than double my knifes weight.
     
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  3. hexenjager

    hexenjager Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 24, 2016
    That thing is hecking amazing. That is all.
     
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  4. Mecha

    Mecha Madscienceforge.com Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 27, 2013
    Why thankee, guys! :] 'Tis but the first, more to come.
     
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  5. jbmonkey

    jbmonkey Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 9, 2011
    pure awesome. the lines of the blade shape alone....add the layering of ti. wow...blown away.
     
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  6. FOG2

    FOG2 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 1, 2007
    It's about time for a Titanium chefs knife dontcha think.. Huh huh huh?
     
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  7. Bigfattyt

    Bigfattyt Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 23, 2007
    Said it on the other thread, but this is just too cool!!!
     
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  8. Mecha

    Mecha Madscienceforge.com Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 27, 2013
    Maaaaaaybe...:D
     
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  9. leebrewer

    leebrewer Gold Member Gold Member

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    Apr 21, 2008
    Very nice!
     
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  10. BladeWarrior

    BladeWarrior Basic Member Basic Member

    134
    Aug 1, 2000
    That is absolutely stunning work! Thanks for sharing!
     
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