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    Amen Michael!!!

    This is exactly what happens all the time.
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    hmmm

    You'd be surprise how much metal 800 grit sand paper could take off if someone just went crazy with it. Someone could easily scoop the kissaki (just past the yokote) to a point where it woud require...
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    Mike, I'm sorry I didn't edit your post...

    Mike,

    I'm sorry I didn't edit your post enough to show exactly what I'm disagreeing on.
    If some pays 3-4k for a bare blade and they send it to me to be polished, then it deserves the effort of...
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    I really didn't want to say anything but I'm...

    I really didn't want to say anything but I'm sorry, I totally disagree with you're saying.

    http://johndswordpolishing.com/finished/hcl61/3314.jpg...
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    These are a lot nicer than PPK's. Trust me;)

    2 New waks by Louis Mills. I hope y'all can appreciate the fine work that Louis puts into making these blades. Sorry for the crappy pics as usual but thanks for looking.

    Enjoy!!!...
  6. Brian T. two piece, shakudo inside and goild foil...

    Brian T. two piece, shakudo inside and goild foil key fret outside.

    http://sayashi.com/main%20pages/1habaki_small.JPG
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    It sure does. Looks like Brandon did a good job....

    It sure does. Looks like Brandon did a good job. Would love to see some colse up shots though.
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    Gee that's funny. The San Mai katana sure looks...

    Gee that's funny. The San Mai katana sure looks like this one.

    http://johndswordpolishing.com/finished/rbsanmai/index.htm
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    Togishi's in Japan or anywhere else are not...

    Togishi's in Japan or anywhere else are not licensed. There's no license to become a Togishi.

    Just FYI.
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    That's just the shavings. Can you imagine how...

    That's just the shavings. Can you imagine how much the whole piece cost?

    Lining the saya, kinda like Ireko. Like this one.

    http://www.sayashi.com/project%20pages/ireko_saya.htm
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    How I feel? I think I just said that. ...

    How I feel? I think I just said that.

    Elaborate? No thank you. You're entitled to believe what you believe, say what you want to say, and so on may it be right or wrong.

    And as sarcastic as...
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    This thread is giving me such a bad headache.

    This thread is giving me such a bad headache.
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    Don't know Thom. Got this blade from someone I...

    Don't know Thom. Got this blade from someone I can't remember anymore:) Check with Chris.

    Thanks,
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    wow

    Great responses. Maybe next time I'll put up a tweaked up ppk:)
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    Esshu Ju Isobe Ikkansai MitsuHiro Kin Saku

    In Full Traditional Sashikomi Polish. Single Gold Foil habaki by Brian Tshcernega, shirasaya by John Tirado.

    Sorry for the crappy pics and the oil spots. Had to do this one really quick outdoors...
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    I'm here...

    I just got up, Thanks Patrick:)

    Rob,

    Ya can't expect me to give out all my secrets now do ya?;) Patrick is right. We keep him locked in the basement so no one can get to him while he's mounting...
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    Updated pics

    Been quite a crazy week as usual but it was nice out today and I was able to sneak outside and take some more pics for y'all before I start to work on doing the final burnish <sigh> on this blade....
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    LOL I like that analogy. I guess that's explains...

    LOL I like that analogy. I guess that's explains why its called "Sword Porn" ? ;)
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    Is it Hada? It is and it isn't. Its the natural...

    Is it Hada? It is and it isn't. Its the natural grain of the steel. and as I was writing this reply, I read Ted's post and he gave a very good explanation of what you guys are seeing. Here's the...
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    Thanks, guys. Sometimes, I don't even know...

    Thanks, guys.

    Sometimes, I don't even know if there's still any interest in this level of work around here anymore.
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    Howard Clark L6 Katnana (pics)

    Took some quick tonight of and HC L6 katana that I just finished and wanted to share em with y'all. The blade is just a little over 27 inch shinogi Zukuri with a very nice subtle sugata. The fittings...
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    Congrats Robert

    Should turn out to be a purdy blade.

    Heres something you could try. Clean teh blade, oil it then take a striaght dead on shot with your camera using a flash and you might get a glimps of what the...
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    Thanks for the compliment but, no hints here. It...

    Thanks for the compliment but, no hints here. It is my secret technique (like all polishers have)... no lemon juice here unless I'm cooking.
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    You trying to say something Mr. Gleeson?

    You trying to say something Mr. Gleeson?
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    You got that right man! I couldn't figure out...

    You got that right man! I couldn't figure out what the heck I was looking at and how to bring it out:confused:

    Glad it turned out ok though:)
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