Metallurgy
I had given Greg a piece of Pattern Welded
Steel made at T Blade Forge, and the
results of the metallography are contained in
the link below.
Resume of Gregory W. Dexter
Metallography of Steel from T Blade
Forge
This is the billet before Greg had it
As the billet was already
heat treated I ground out
this knife shape
(click thumbnail)
Metallurgical analysis of band
saw blade & pallet strap
The above blade has a
59.5 RHC after tempering
at 450oF for one hour