Yeah, these two you mentioned (except JNS) are exactly those which I had in mind...Both have a quite extensive selection of J-knives, about comparable
I was going to a order a Ginsakano from MM, but they are sold out, and who knows when he will get them back in stock?
What are other big J-knife stores in Europe? I know JNS, of course. Top quality, but I wouldn't call them big. http://www.japan-messer-shop.de/ is a relatively
Sorry, I should have said light pressure, not imply none at all. If you are moving from oilstones to waterstones you will need to learn to reduce the
Japan Woodworker has some good opportunities. Right now they have a $20 coupon on a $200 order and usually there is a 10% coupon for signing up for email.