To appeal to collectors, Rick handcrafts both a traditional blade using D2 high-carbon steel
and a blade using a decorative Damascus for a unique look.
There is an hour-glass shaped fastener, made of aluminum or high-carbon steel
, that is as long as the thickness of the two pieces of material to be joined; the fasteners range in size from 0.075 to 0.360 in.
"The other end of the spectrum, though, is high-carbon steel
," he says.
When Job tried to slice through this strange ingot, it ground down the cutoff wheel, displaying wear resistance unheard of in normal high-carbon steel
. Furthermore, the amount of metal burning experienced during the cutting was much smaller than is common for such processes.
* High-chrome, high-carbon steel
, interchangeable, slant-type cutting teeth.
Also new from Browning is the Overtime model, which features G-10 scales on the handle for a superb grip and a D2 high-carbon steel
The unit is constructed from MIM 4650 nickel-enriched high-carbon steel
in black chrome, bead blasted for a non-reflective finish.
FUNCTIONAL UTILITY BAR is a multi-functional professional demolition tool, forged from a single piece of high-carbon steel
for strength and durability.
The stamped blades are made of high-carbon steel
and are NSF-approved and dishwasher-safe.
blades ($10 to $20) are strong and can last for decades.
*High-chrome, high-carbon steel
interchangeable slant-type cutting teeth.
Although the high-carbon steel
in the edges accounts for some of the swords' superior qualities, research metallurgist William N.