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191mm gyuto 26c3

Discussion in 'Se Ecglast' started by Taylor, May 3, 2020.

  1. Taylor

    Taylor Professional Craftsman Founding Member

    Just finished this the other day. Steel is 26c3 with hamon hardened to ~65hrc. Handle is Buckeye burl with dyed maple and nickel silver spacers. Balance point is just in front of the heel. Specs as listed:

    Blade length: 191mm
    handle length: 121mm
    overall length: 320mm
    height at heel: 55mm
    weight: 166g

    Thickness of spine at:
    heel: 2.35mm
    mid: 2.31mm
    10mm from tip: .85mm

    Thickness 10mm from edge:
    heel: 1.25mm
    mid: 1.1mm
    10mm from tip: .85mm

    Geometry: asymmetrical S-grind for a righty.
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  2. Taylor

    Taylor Professional Craftsman Founding Member

    Thanks Mark! Feels like I'm turning a corner with my work, and hitting a nicer finish. Though I'm not sure how you hand sand as far as you do, seems like it would take me days to get there without the aid of a machine.

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