I think it's just the wrong knife for the job? I bet there are quite a few guys here that make the same cuts for a living, why not try to get the right
Isn't that a no-no with this one?
One thing I tried that worked on my first hand thinning project was to get the 3-4" wide sanding belts for a handheld belt sander in a couple different
I used this one, I haven't used my oven too much to back or anything since I got it, but I was able to keep the temp right on and then blast it with convection
The bolster/ handle definitely says Mareko to me.