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Awesome Custom Folded Steel Damascus Blade Pirate Short Sword - Hand Forged - Rosewood Burl Handle
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Awesome Custom Folded Steel Damascus Blade Pirate Short Sword - Hand Forged - Rosewood Burl Handle

R2,695.00

CUSTOM HAND FORGED DAMASCUS BLADE
PIRATE SHORT SWORD
True hand forged Damascus steel - Exotic Rosewood burl handle with solid brass
Amazing folded steel blade in a ladder pattern

Damascus steel blades are created by forging multiple layers of various steels into a solid block called a billet.
The billet is then folded and re-welded many times to create multiple layers and patterns.
When acid is applied to the blade, it attacks the layers of hard and soft steels differently, highlighting the attractive patterns in the steel.
The combination of layered hard and soft steels creates blade flexibility, hardness and durability and produces invisible serrations on the cutting edge that aid in cutting.

 

This incredible short sword, designed to look like a 1700's pirate sword, is not only stunning in looks, but also rock solid because of a robust hidden full tang construction.
The blade is the result of hours of forging from 1095 and 15N20 high carbon steels into 680 layers, resulting in an amazing ladder pattern that is immediately captivating.
The cutting edge has been heat treated to attain a hardness of 57-59 on the Rockwell scale.
The blade has been given an edge, but for safety reasons not finally sharpened. It can however be sharpened to a razor edge if required.
The exotic Rosewood burl handle gives the sword a dramatic appearance as well as providing excellent grip.
The beautifully shaped hand guard and pommel is formed from solid brass and perfectly compliments the rich tones of the Rosewood.
Accompanying this incredible piece, is a hand tooled thick quality leather sheath, custom made for this sword.

 

Specifications
Type- Short pirate sword
Blade- 1095 and 15N20 hand forged Damascus steel
Layers- 680
Blade hardness at cutting edge- 57-59 HRC
Blade hardness along spine - 42-45 HRC
Heat treatment- Yes
Tang- Full hidden tang
Handle- Rosewood burl
Bolster/guard - Solid brass
Pommel - Solid brass
Blade Length- 49.5cm
Blade width- 49mm at widest point
Blade thickness- 6mm at thickest point
Handle length - 16.5cm
Total length- 66cm
Sheath - Hand tooled custom genuine leather sheath


Being a hand made item, this sword may have minor inconsistencies in the natural materials used.
These are not flaws, but characteristics unique to any hand produced item .
All images are of the actual item. Please view them carefully to verify details.
We offer a 7 day money back guarantee on this item, no other guarantees are given or implied.
I'll be happy to answer any questions as best and as quickly as possible!

 

 


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