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admin on June 30th, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Hello All, I am Ric Furrer of www.doorcountyforgeworks.com Here is a series of photos showing how a pattern welded (damascus) steel sword is made. Note the double fuller (grooves) and the interplay of the pattern and the shape of the blade. I make damascus steel (pattern-welded) as well as wootz swords and [...]

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admin on June 25th, 2010

Hello All, I am Ric Furrer of www.doorcountyforgeworks.com Here is a series of photos showing how a wootz crucible steel sword is made. This is NOT pattern welded damascus, but rather a special steel which gets its pattern from its chemistry and forging techniques and NOT by folding and welding. It is a small batch [...]

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admin on June 20th, 2010

Hello All, I am Ric Furrer of www.doorcountyforgeworks.com Here is a series of photos showing how a very complex sword blade is forged. If you research early European swords you will find multi-bar swords with two,three and four bars in many cultures, but rarely will you find higher bar numbers. recently there have been a [...]

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