View Full Version : NKD - 3 x Heiji
08-19-2012, 05:50 PM
240mm guyto (semi stainless)
270mm Suji (semi stainless)
180mm Deba (carbon)
08-19-2012, 05:58 PM
The first picture is compared to my Sakai Yusuke (extra thin version).
I tried to estimate the angle that the guyto was sharpened to using an Edge Pro. You can probably make out a small mark close to the heel, that was where the stone made its mark at 6 degrees (measured with an angle cube)! The tip is even more acute, roughly 4-5 degrees average (convex of course but thats an average). The grind is symmetrical with no convexion (straight as a ruler) on the side of the blade, only the sharpened part is convex. I put on a micro bevel and it cuts quite nicely, no chipping yet.
Overall F&F looks decent. I need to put some epoxy where the tang enters the handle to avoid moisture getting in there. The deba had a few chips when it arrived. No overgrinds, backside of deba looks great!
08-19-2012, 07:06 PM
Whoa! That is a nice haul. Gratulerer!
08-19-2012, 09:26 PM
08-19-2012, 09:30 PM
Very nice! That suji is fantastic
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