This is something I really respect and I also feel that is a common thread among other custom knife makers that I really value. Marko has a similar character
The bottom one is a kitayama 8K stone. Have the same one.
from the box looks like the synth aoto (big muddy blue gray stone) and a kitayama, could be mistaken though.
+1 to everything that was mentioned. Glad I just got on your list before the madness ensued.
I'd love to see a breakdown of what recycled
You guys do amazing work both on blades, handles and rehandles. I love my new Gyuto and the handle you put on my old forgie