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barnacaine
07-03-2012, 02:47 AM
i visited the taste of london show and came back with two great knives a kin petty 120mm and gyuto 240mm from the kin proffesional range . these are awesome !!! has turned the chore of doing my prep work in the kitchen into fun again . i found this forum which is great to let other people know !!! they have a website kin knives. some of their stuff is mind blowing for quality .
i also bought a trend double sided diamond stone for sharpening ( which i havent used yet ! ) it has two grits 1000 and 400 .
will let eveybody know how i get on with that !
i am 2nd chef at the oriel hotel in st asaph in north wales !

kalaeb
07-03-2012, 02:58 AM
Congrats on the knives, and welcome to KKF.

ecchef
07-03-2012, 03:02 AM
Croeso! Your menu looks good!
What other knives do you use?

Crothcipt
07-03-2012, 03:19 AM
Welcome. I see your Chef uses them too.

TB_London
07-03-2012, 04:28 PM
Welcome to the forum. In the future there a cheaper places than kin, i find them ***kin expensive :D
If you havent already i'd check out Jon @JKI's (has a sub forum here) sharpening video series for some pointers on how to approach sharpening the knives, and if you have any questions ask away.

I'll have to try and stop by next time in north wales

Eamon Burke
07-03-2012, 04:56 PM
Welcome!

Take Tom up on his offer.

barnacaine
07-03-2012, 05:31 PM
i got kin now and am happy ! as for my other knives i do spoon carvin in my spare time( being welsh!) and theres a company called mora so i bought these carving knives for wood and they also had kitchen ones . they are a bit industrial with colour coded handles and the steel is good but that is why i splashed out on my upgrade ! i wanted something a bit more tactile in the hand and something with a thinner blade .
trust me i spend every day doing alot of prep work ! i wanted the best ! we do alot of weddings and functions hence the menu is not as big as we would like but we deal with alot of covers ! i will have allok at the other ones ! i wont need anymore for a while i aint sharpen these new ones up yet .

chinacats
07-03-2012, 08:51 PM
Welcome!

PierreRodrigue
07-03-2012, 09:32 PM
Welcome to the forum!

sachem allison
07-03-2012, 10:01 PM
welcome

gamblerS4
07-04-2012, 01:30 AM
welcome barnacaine!

The Edge
07-04-2012, 05:55 PM
Welcome!!

Dave Martell
07-05-2012, 02:11 PM
Welcome :)

Namaxy
07-05-2012, 02:20 PM
Welcome!!

Timthebeaver
07-05-2012, 02:33 PM
i find them ***kin expensive :D


This.

Good to see another Welshman on the forum :D