Divided into four and short twist
Chips were stacked two by two, just like the song, and welded in all directions forming a rod of four cores. care was taken to orient eac of the twistes so the came together in a chevron manner. the orinetation of the straight laminte was also considered.
(no pics! boo!)
forged out to blank dagger form (very rough!! )
alot of filing later.....
the cross was carved with files after punching the slot out,
pommel was punched and fitted, more file work.
here we see the blade after test etch.
fitting walnut handle
should be finished soon, more detailed photos then...