I've never used/owned a knife in SLD, but as far as I know, it's semistainless and generally has large carbides (this is very HT dependent though).
I played around with the Miyabi birchwood and it's heavier than it looks. Even though it's a wa style handle, they weighted it to match the expectations
I'm considering a knife in SLD steel. It's by Konosuke, so I assume they got their heat treat well. But I don't know this steel.
Pleue, it looks pretty darn good to me! You're in P'town, I'm in the 'Couve, he's in Hillsburrito....I would be more than happy to come check it out
If you're going to use the knife on food I hope you make very sure the bronze you use doesn't contain any lead.