After the separation, the twins were ground and finished as individuals. This is the during the rough grinding on the belt grinder.
Now we need to lay out where the handle components will go so we know where to put the pin holes in the tang. Here I'll be using three 1/8" pins and one 3/16" pin in the middle of the scale with two 1/8" pins off that middle pin on an angular line.
Once the pin holes are in, some mass removal holes to lighten up the back end of the knife.
The two are together again and will go into the tempering oven at 200°C (~400°F) for two hours. Then cooled, then another two hours at 200°C.