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Username Post: Damasteel vs damascus        (Topic#943568)
04-10-17 00:59.30 - Post#2629129    

I am new at bladsmithin, but I'm very curios to know what the difference is between damasteel and Damascus?

J. Doyle
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04-11-17 07:22.06 - Post#2629140    

    In response to gncarney

Damascus has become a generic term for any pattern welded steel.

Damasteel is a specific brand of Damascus made by a specific person/people. It is also stainless (not sure if they make high carbon damascus at damasteel or not).

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