How to Make Damascus Steel -- Part 1

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Making damascus or "pattern-welded" steel is one of the more interesting challenges in knifemaking. This video is the first in a multi-part series in which swordsmith Walter Sorrells shows the methods he uses to forge-weld Damascus steel. The video focuses on the materials, tools and skills involved in forge-welding the initial billet. The second installment of the series will focus on developing basic patterns like ladder damascus.Help us bring you more great videos! Support Walter at:

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