Yeah, sounds like a great Xmas present to myself And fortunately, it doesn't need to travel too far
I was at Tsukiji Masamoto (and Aritsugo) a month ago. Tell your friend to bring some time as they will send you away for about 50min to have time to finish
Check out A carbon Murphy boning knife, for all the reasons laid out by psfred.
They will do the finishing on the knife for you unless you specifically ask otherwise. What are you planning to write on the piece of paper? Sounds like
Finally i see you!! 👀👀😜✌️