Cut free hanging one inch rope in one pass
Chop through a 2x4 twice with no edge damage
Still shave hair
Bend in a vise 90 degress without cracking
Now that this part of the test is over the real work begins. Five presentation knives submitted to a panel of Mastersmiths in Atlanta. One being a quillion dagger of 300 layers of Damascus with a fluted, wire wrapped handle. It's going to be a busy winter!