Incredibly helpful pics and explanation--thanks!
And a beautiful handle on that knife as well.
I think Rick was just makin a funny. In a complimentary way
oh, and as to the arm hair, i guess have been "blessed" with plenty of "monkey genes", it grows faster than i can shave it
haven't tried stropping yet, last visit to the supermarket i looked at the metal polishing compounds, but it was all for silver\gold, to soft...
Length is, of course part of it. If large items will be sliced, a longer blade makes cleaner slices. However, in the "what is a petty vs. a short