David - I always enjoy my giant BoardSmith, always out on the counter; complements the million dollars worth of knives so well. You hint at health issues
Cheers. I'll let you know. The language barrier won't be a problem as my friend has lived in Japan for 10 or so years.
Now that is a lovely idea. I have actually inherited a piano I used to play as a kid/teenager. Not sure the family would approve though ...
Anytime There are much better resources you can find on this forum than I on knife sharpening, so I'll just say stay slow and don't lose your focus.
Selling a few more, Pics to follow tomorrow
Devin Thomas 250mm San Mai Gyuto. Stainless clad Mystery Semi Stainless Core, maple & red