Love your work Del. Eye candy as always!
Got a small 210mm pro gyuto with the keyaki handle (guess I got it before prices went up). Great knife, pretty robust, stays sharp and would suit a pro,
Yep, kanji on the 1st just says 'synthetic blue stone' (aoto).
Very nice handles!
And how do you like the Fujiyama blade?
I would guess that Murray Carter is "responsible" for being first to use the name funayuki in the incorrect way (as he does with wabocho). But