Camella oil is expensive and you usually have to order it, food grade mineral oil is about $3 a pint and available at any drug store or supermarket. Works
Uncooked in after salt, water, egg white.
Finally got a little time with the saki today.
I've read that it's Nambu Tekki which is traditionally made Japanese ironware.
I'd appreciate opinions from anyone with any experience
Maybe it would be better to just get a wa handled gyuto. The sugimoto 210 gyuto is $76 from here http://japan-blades.com/chef-knives/1292.html