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Japanese Knives: Steel Layers

 

Cross section of 3-layer-knives:

3-layer-knives:
Soft iron (Jigane)




Hard carbon steel centre (Hagane)

 

Cross section of 2-layer-knives:

Hard carbon steel centre (Hagane)

2-layer-knives:
Soft iron (Jigane)

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