ferric chloride is much safer to handle than aqua regia I would not recommend gold plating other than gold leaf just because it is feasible does not make it a good idea i.e mercury or lead plating
The best looking damascus i have seen was chemically blued making it look similar to timascus the...
I got a tip for you to make a really cool and unique knife. you need a blade made from high carbon Damascus. since one of the steel bands is high in nickel content you can submerge it into a solution of ferric chloride with aqueous copper ions and the copper will plate onto the light colored...
I love the looks on those microtech otf knives. have you seen the ultra tech with the red spear point blade? a true beauty
is that green balisong one of those 13" ones?
and a few group shots
It pains me to do this but I do need some funds for other projects so I plan on selling a few things.
A white laser / Rgb set up contains two pbs cubes and one turning mirror can be used to make a white or rgb laser
asking $10 shipped
any questions or concerns feel free to pm I would...