Nice Work! Any chance you'll do a saya WIP/how to thread as well?
How is the yukis handle? It looks better by a good bit in pics. Also, once shipling is factored in the price might be even, or closer to that. That said,
meh, might be alright for those silly cowboy blades
The Watanabe is $135 at current exchange rates, so cheaper than the Yuki. It's more like a small gyuto in profile, 34mm at heel. Plus the handle is a
Getting into freehand should not be (but often is) intimidating. How in the world are you going to "mess up" a knife? Sure you'll get some