I had a very similar story with my first natural stone, a Shobu Iromono, I hated it when i first got it. I didn't know how to keep it clean, so I always
Saji or Itou maybe? They're flashy and (at least the Sajis) are not terribly thin behind the edge
If price is really so terribly important to him, I'd be glad to sell him a brand new Suisin Inox for $500 -- or $600, if that would make him even happier.
Sorry about the quality of this picture. The best I could do was a screenshot off my Instagram account. Damn technology!
Kochi, with McLean
I don't think so. That requires a higher level of skill and much more patience.
I started making these because they are perfectly suited to my