View Full Version : JCK new custom order yanagiba series
11-03-2012, 08:14 AM
Head over to JCK for:
"JCK Original 風林火山 Fu-Rin-Ka-Zan
Special Order Made, Your Dream Yanagiba"
Looks interesting, but I have already had too many ... for a home cook.
11-03-2012, 08:24 PM
Maker was not disclosed, but pictures look d..n nice. Available options seem pretty generous too:
- white #1, #2 kasumi
- blue #1, #2 kasumi and suminargashi
- various handles
- mirror polish
- even blade thickness and height
Quite a cool proposal Koki is making here, this is :boxing:
11-03-2012, 09:05 PM
I noticed that he does the same with Mizuno, and a few others.
11-03-2012, 09:08 PM
I assume it's real silver on the handle in the pictures? $375 for a handle seems a little steep
11-04-2012, 04:15 AM
They do look nice. The silver spacers on the handles too much (visually and $-wise) I think. I'd go for marble-ebony.
11-04-2012, 11:31 AM
This fills a very useful niche and pricepoint. Dangerous, I'd say.
11-04-2012, 09:11 PM
Anybody know how thin the spine can be on a yanagiba? I assume there is a limit beyond which the knife can not be made.
11-04-2012, 11:53 PM
Pretty cool! Looks like konosuke.
11-05-2012, 01:05 AM
That's what I thought too, Konosuke.
Kinda an old thread, but I was wondering if anybody had any first hand experience with one? White #1 perhaps?
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