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RANDOM PATTERNED DAMASCUS STEEL
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CONTACT
Email:
brian@lyttleknives.com

Address:
Brian Lyttle
Box 5697, High River, AB, Canada, T1V 1M7

Phone:
403-558-3638

MATERIALS
Most of Brian Lyttle’s knives are made from his own Damascus steel. Some are made from ATS 34 and a few from straight high carbon steel. Brian’s Damascus is made from 2 high carbon steels, O1 and L6..

The composition of these steels is as follows:

O1 L6
Carbon 0.90% 0.75%
Manganese 1.25% 0.70%
Silicon 0.30% 0.25%
Chromium 0.50% 0.80%
Tungsten 0.50% 1.50%
Molybdenum --- 0.30%

This combination makes a tough blade and it has superior edge holding quality. Brian Lyttle does not use any mild steel of any kind in his Damascus steel, nor does he use straight nickel, except in material which is to be used for decorative purposes only. (Back to top)

RANDOM PATTERNED DAMASCUS STEEL
Brian Lyttle sells billets of his random patterned Damascus Steel.

All of Brian's steel is spherodize annealed. (Back to top)

WORKSHOPS
Brian Lyttle conducts hands-on workshops for beginner to experienced makers on Damascus Steel production, heat-treating, and knife design and construction. These workshops are held Friday night to Sunday afternoon and require a minimum of four students. One-on-one workshops can also be arranged. Call for information. (Back to top)


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