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Noodle Soup
01-07-2013, 09:08 PM

Bangkok meat market knife dealer

Noodle Soup
01-07-2013, 09:09 PM
Ok, that worked for me!

01-08-2013, 12:35 AM
Nice have any more .
That guy looks a bit giddy about knives:biggrin:

01-08-2013, 05:44 AM
not sure who is happier that guy, or a kid in the candy store.

The hekler
01-08-2013, 08:15 AM
Dozens of knives but not a single stone? Even SLT has a better ratio then that and that's for a population who sees "never needs sharpening" as a miracle selling point.

Noodle Soup
01-08-2013, 08:58 AM
Chiang Mai public market

01-08-2013, 09:07 AM
I like that fruit carving is popular enough, in Thailand, for this guy to have fruit carving knives.

Noodle Soup
01-08-2013, 11:32 AM
All the vendors seemed to have fruit carving knives. My experiences with fruit carving was that I ended up with a "water lotus that has been run over by a high speed bass boat three times."
I see a pull through knife sharpener in that photo but almost all these peddlers had the standard silicon carbide benchstones you find everywhere in Asia.
Going to try again on the photos thing. I've had a couple of other failures now and I'm not sure why this one worked.

Noodle Soup
01-08-2013, 11:34 AM
I should also point out this guy has some of the sharpest knives I had seen in country. Given they were the same brands others were selling I assume he sharpened them himself before he laid they out.