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Old 6th December 2014, 08:54 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by Spunjer
there's something about gunongs: they are so simple, yet so elegant. nice set you got there, Detlef! on the latest member of your family, i really love the lamination pattern on that one! very, very controlled! if you don't mind me asking, what did you use as an etchant for it? one of this days, i will try to etch my gunongs just to see if they're laminated or not. i guess i just take them for granted which i shouldn't...

Thank you Ron,

and I agree with you, it's a very controlled lamination, never thought to find it by this gunong. I've used a mixture from vinegar concentrate and citric acid mixed with water (20/80 %). Don't worry, I think that minimum 50% of all gunong blades are laminated.

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