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mr drinky
05-23-2011, 10:30 PM
I was browsing the Jantz catalog and saw this damascus bread knife (w/o handle). It's VG-10.

Has anyone had experience with this blade/supplier? I know there was some buzz about the Tojiro bread knife, but this with a Stefan handle would look pretty nice.

k.

http://www.knifemaking.com/product_p/hd809.htm

PierreRodrigue
05-23-2011, 10:42 PM
Not sure about their blanks, but they are a place I use alot. All top notch stuff.

Darkhoek
05-24-2011, 03:52 PM
WOW. This looks like a good project. Actually a lot of these blanks look nice. Thanks for the link!

DarkHOeK

oivind_dahle
05-24-2011, 03:55 PM
Nice

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apicius9
05-24-2011, 06:00 PM
I have put handles on a few of the 8" gyutos and the petties from that series. They are nice. The pattern is a little more subdued than the Shun knives and they are a little thinner also IIRC. Tangs are a bit short but they should be fine. I found it easier to cut a small machi and then put a handle on. The core material is VG10 at HRC 60 - at least that's what they told me at Jantz. The bread knife looks nice on the pictures, never saw it in person but I find it a bit short.

Stefan

mr drinky
05-24-2011, 06:23 PM
Yeah, the length is a bit short. A couple inches shorter than the fibrox Forschner.

k.