Yes the Funayuki & Kiritsuke morfed into DB blades. My Yoshimitsu Santoku 176mm has a more gradual drop in the spine, think it looked similar to one
I will be ordering one soon but I hope it comes within a reasonable time. I must succumb to be Picasso with my delicate torching in the meantime.
Cocobolo is getting harder to get so I need to start looking to other woods as replacement.
Thanks a bunch, appreciate the fast response on this one! They are both gorgeous by the way
A wee dram of Balvenie madeira cask 17