Well it looks like i will have to wrap up the photo of the day post .
i will bring it back when i collect more images .
Thanks for the responses so far.
I did look at the Suisin Inox Honyaki wa-gyuto and I'm still considering it. I'm primarily split between
you described my question i was about to ask... if bronze would benefit from work hardening (gentle cold forging?) to get it harder/springier, it did!
I have a Gesshin Kagero in 240 and it is a high quality gyuto.
My concern with any Japanese knife would be your
Thanks for all the input; it's very helpful. I'll start looking more into sharpening stones, although I don't think I'm going to buy a belt sander anytime