If your getting into the world of knife-making using the forging method, instead of the stock removal method, we have the blade steels for you. Already in lengths to go straight to the forge.
We carry the most commonly used blade steels. Whether your a beginner bladesmith or a master we have many of the steels you need to make beautiful hand forged blades. We have the most common steels for making damascus, such as 1095 High-carbon steel and 15N20 nickel steel. Many beginners start with our 1075/80 carbon steel, It is a eutectoid steel very similar in characteristics to 1084 high carbon steel, which we have as well. If your previous knifes came from truck why not try some 5160 spring steel.. A high carbon chrome-vanadium, 80CrV2 is a tough steel. It has the qualities of a 1075/80 blade steel , with the addition of high chrome steel like 5160. If your looking for a steel that has the ability to be readily forged and ground alike and only needs a very simple heat treat like 5160 then 80CrV2 is the blade steel for you.
If there is a steel that you want to use for forging a blade let us know and we will see if we can make it available to you and our other customers.