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Old 06-14-2017, 06:27 AM
H.Jordan H.Jordan is offline
 
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Damascus slipjoint question

Hello Im working on my first slipjoint and wondering if Damascus can be used for the back spring. I've tried searching but haven't had much luck.
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Old 06-14-2017, 10:17 AM
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yes it can. though I recommend using a pattern where the layers will run parallel to the backspring, not across it.
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Old 06-14-2017, 12:14 PM
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Thanks! Will give it a go and post pics of results.
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