SHAMAN wrote:Thanks Joe Dirt....I'm gonna try that. Think I'll polish a POS and expirament first
tjmurphy wrote:I'm trying to figure out why you would want to chemically force a patina on a knife blade?? If you use the knife it will come along naturally. And, most of the forced patina that I've seen are not very attractive. JMO
orvet wrote:I have a Case Swayback Jack with CV steel. I was using it and allowing it to patina normally when less than two weeks after I got it I notice rust spots developing on the blade. That is the reason I forced the patina on that knife. I actually used cold bluing for the patina so that it would be heavier than that created by the acids in fruit. The whole purpose was to prevent rust and protect the metal, (the reason guns were blued in the first place), and not for looks.