Very true, I am going to invest in a guide, but I suppose it's because I like the challenge. If I just wanted a sharp knife I have no doubt I could purchase
I thought the ivory ban only applied for post ivory law products? I won some antique ivory and I've had it cleaned and restored no problem.
That one is a Kikuryu, but it doesn't look like that anymore, there was a bad batch of wood, and it had to have the handle remade, which was a shame because
I know this may be a long shot but better trying and succeeding than not trying and failing for sure!
Looking for a Western Twistington-handled
What country are you in?
What type of knife are you interested in