It's finished. Just shy of 17 inches and landing at 4lb even. This thing was a monster to hammer out, starting at about 7lb after trimming and getting it into the forge. There were a lot of firsts, and there was a whole lot of learning. There are a few things I would do differently, but that's all part of the journey. I believe my favorite part of this blade is the dual temper lines from the edge quench. There's something magical about seeing the evidence of the heat-treat which is perhaps the most emotional part of making a blade, handforged or otherwise.
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