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Thread: "wounded" RMD - patinated blade

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    "wounded" RMD - patinated blade


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    here's a few quick shots of my RMD LE - "roughed up" with different juices, and simple kitchen jobs...love it.











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    Look's great!

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    Looks good. A lazer sharp and shiny convex edge would go nicely with it.

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    Looks great, working up the balls to do something like this to mine.. What did you use?

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    adrock, I gave it to one of the most respectable-and most perfectionist maker in Hungary, to getting it reprofiled, and I wanted a convex edge, but he did "his" v grind, and I have to say, it IS laser sharp...:-)

    knutelut, I just wanted to go nuts, and "brake in" that nice satin "safe-queen" finish, an made some experiments...if I correctly remember I started with a strong pepper-sauce, left the blade coated for about half an hour, and then wiped off the remains- and some of the oxidation, after a few days I wrapped the blade into a canvas what I saturated with pure lemon juice...and I just forgot the blade for a day like that....man, all was really black, and the canvas pattern "burnt" into the metal...after I've just used it in the kitchen slicing onions, tomatoes and co...

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    Good job on the patina!
    Chris

    Willoughby...Next stop, Willoughby.

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