Used to make elevator and bridge cables, W1 and W2 have a similar hardness to 1095 steel, but with better impact and wear resistance, and elasticity. Because of its carbon content, it forms beautiful hamon, which Cloudhammer can embellishes with sashikomi polishing; it can also make for beautiful pear skin finishes.
Cable Steels balance between practical and artistic swords, with suguha hamon having the highest functionality for actual use.
A choji hamon, with sashikomi 3-color polish.
Pear Skin finish with a suguha hamon, 3-color polish.