Support BladeForums! Paid memberships don't see ads! Up for your consideration is a hand forged blades from the Ugly Dog shop. Forged from W1 drill rod, this blade has been normalized 3 times with computer control for grain refinement and has a ghosted Hamon visible in the right light. First "I'll take it" gets it. Paypal preferred (notchback86 at hotmail dot com), but other payment options available if purchased through my Etsy Store at https://www.etsy.com/shop/UglyDogBlades Please confirm availability before sending funds. Here are the specifics: 149 USD Shipped Steel - W1 hand forged, normalized 3 times, digitally controlled heat treat to 59-60 Rockwell Weight - 6.2 oz Blade - 4' long, 1" Wide at the ricasso OAL - 8.75" Handle - Stabilized big leaf maple burl with red G-10 spacer and black micarta pins Sheath - Wet formed hand stitched leather for right side carry. Thank you for looking. PM with questions. You can see more of my work at https://www.facebook.com/uglydogblades/ feel free to like and share!