Picked up some stuff from a closing down factory. Taps and some stamping sets.
The owner also gave me a few dozen pounds of tool steel. They werelittle bricks of steel, the owner said that they were tool steel. Since they were free, I assume he was telling me the truth. My question is, is there some easy home method of identifying what that tool steel is. It looks shiny, like HSS in drill bits. Thanks.
The owner also gave me a few dozen pounds of tool steel. They were