Ended up with the Hiromoto and JCK 1000/4000 stone out of convenience. I think that the Hiromoto's were no longer being made kind of was what tipped
I also started with an Edge Pro, almost seven years ago, but made the switch to freehand after about a year. It took two years to become comfortable with
Yep was in an insanely fancy knife shop in Tokyo called Kiya that is one of Shigefusa's main retail outlet I believe and while they had a reasonably selection
What is what when you thin out a knife?
I always thought that the primary bevel is the apex of the blade, the part that does the actual