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W1 Tool Steel

Posted by Old Spice 
W1 Tool Steel
October 12, 2017 01:04AM
Anyone have any experience making knives out of it, or using knives made from it that they would like to share?
Re: W1 Tool Steel
October 12, 2017 08:01AM
probably not many out there. most W1 you find is drill bit stock. most folks are probably using 1095 instead.

scott
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Re: W1 Tool Steel
October 12, 2017 06:29PM
I have a custom Bowie in W2. It has been spectacular. A friend and I cut down a tree about 8” ib diameter and then a bunch of limbs from 4” down. I took several hours. When we finished, it would still scrape shave arm hair.
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