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Unread 06-25-2019, 05:02 PM   #1
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I always enjoy seeing the ribs of Damascus barrels when refinishing them. How the ribs were milled seems to have a big effect on the pattern that shows. Here is a 10g Dgrade Iím finishing up that has a bottom rib pattern that looks a bit like English laminate to me. Or was it just the way the rib was milled? Interested to hear any opinions.
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You do some nice work ! I sent you a PM
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Very good work!
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To me the rib looks like a similar Damascus pattern as the barrels.

I can see somewhat distorted four-point white stars in the rib that I can see in the barrel pattern, if you compare the white four-point stars in each. I believe it's just the way the rib was milled.





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Hmmm Iím sure someone will be pleased
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Nice 4 Iron "Turkish" Parker D4

The rib patterns are produced by grinding the pattern welded rod at different orientations and depth



Parker D3



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Lots of Parker examples, mostly courtesy of Bro. Charlie, here
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https://docs.google.com/document/d/1...Ix2xJM9bA/edit
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