Anthony, thank you for the advice and the link - I am just reading through. Very helpful.
Bef, you are right, but as usually with Amazon,
Hiromoto AS - well reviewed knife with a carbon steel core and stainless steel cladding. It's a bit out of your price range.
Photos posted on my Evernote page
Ashi Hamano 220 white 2 monosteel - $265 - NB: This one might be with Tosho for
Hmm the choil shot turned up a bit funny; the little circular divot looking thing is actually the camera lens. I also forgot to mention that this was
JDA, Smart buy, I love mine and your absolutely correct about the angle if the heel giving your legs better leverage when squatting and standing.