Panda, what neighborhood in DC did you find a place to live?
J, Here are a couple suggestions to get you started. A stainless Wa (Japanese) handle is going to be difficult to find under $130, a couple start showing
You may be corrrect. My comment is just based in comparison to the 30 or so other carbons and semis I've got--I feel that if I need to put in special
Yoshihide as in Tokifusa Yoshihide, son of Tokifusa Iizuka? If so, contact Maxim :-) I have a suji in western handle, and it is every bit as nice as a
You just learned the hard way to tuck your thumb in. You'll probably never do it again. Most people do it when they are just learning knife skills.