Gun bluing chemicals leave steel with a blackish-blue surface that aids in inhibiting rust
Simple Green Degreaser
To prep metals for etching, Chris cleans them with Simple Green followed by brake cleaner
A Japanese form of mixed-metal work, that often yields metal with a wood-like appearance
One of the classic copper alloys used in mokume-gane. Traditionally it containts 5% silver.
One of the classic copper alloys used in mokume-gane. Traditionally it contains 4-10% gold.
The Instagram feed of pen restorer, and friend of the show, Paul Burberry
A handy grilling trick Chris uses is nitrile gloves over masonry gloves to handle meat on the BBQ