I might as well weigh in, quickly, but I still want to make it clear that I like Tim and his work:
The Hiromoto AS gyutos that I've worked
Dave that sounds/looks awesome. I've been meaning to try goat at some point since it is widely available down here. Add it to the list!
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I'm also curious what you mean by this comment. I'd rather get some clarity before making a guess and responding.
I started to make knife etching (to make damascus pattern on the knife). I recently use nail polisher to coat the knife for the area I do not want to