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wsfarrell
09-25-2012, 01:41 PM
Amazon.de (Amazon in Germany) has 11 (!) Shigefusa "usubas" available for 169 euros (about $218). Looks like a nakiri to me, but I'm no expert. I'd be on it except for postage to the U.S. Here's a link, via google translate:

http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=de&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.de%2FUnbekannt-Shigefusa-Hocho-Usuba-Gem%25C3%25BCsemesser%2Fdp%2FB0033R0B42%2Fref%3Dsr _1_2%3Fie%3DUTF8%26qid%3D1348594325%26sr%3D8-2

stevenStefano
09-25-2012, 01:47 PM
Thanks for the link. They seem to have a few others, including 5 Kitaeji santokus. It seems they have 8 of some sort of takobiki which looks to be left-handed but is probably just the picture flipped

wsfarrell
09-25-2012, 02:03 PM
Could be my imagination, but he really seems to be increasing his output lately.

TB_London
09-25-2012, 02:17 PM
They've stocked them at Dictum for a while. Is a good source of waterstones in the UK as well

http://www.mehr-als-werkzeug.de/category/Aus-der-Hand-des-Meisters-3530_3539.htm

Eamon Burke
09-25-2012, 02:35 PM
Well, it's either a Nakiri or a Left-handed, KU Usuba. But probably not the latter. :lol2:

TB_London
09-25-2012, 02:42 PM
Yeah the knife naming on a lot of European sites is horrendous, I've seen gyutos called debas before now....

maxim
09-25-2012, 02:48 PM
Dick.Biz Have sold Shigefusa for a very long time so nothing really changed, most of what they have is really old stock stuf, now it seems like they moved to Amazon too
I like the store a lot and buy many of my tools there :)
Sandpapper glue and finishes they have, also leather very nice source for EU members !


Could be my imagination, but he really seems to be increasing his output lately.