Mikey is going to be jealous. They look real nice Dave!
Not surprisingly that is how the rest of my week could be described also - Hey - at least I made an effort at some levity.
I thought the same thing at first. After buying both I think there are good reasons for both. I personally almost only use carbon or stainless clad carbon.
I think this method is probably the way to go with incredibly reactive knives like the Tojiro ITK's or crappy cheap chinese cleavers, a Kramer 52100 or