I would like the handle to cost around 150-200, not that insignificant of a fraction in relation to the blade.
I will do some research
Doesn't Maksim @ JNS do Shigs and Katos w/o handles from time to time? that'd be an option.
It may take a month or so but eventually I'll have an example of the Wauki knife line in my hands for a comparison with performance.
I had some
In the past I've ordere knives without handles twice from Shinichi Watanabe. Back then price difference between with/without handle was less then 10$.
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