Thanks David! I'm starting to figure this game out. If things stay on track your knife should only be few weeks (maybe a month?) away. :)
That buckeye handle looks awesome--and the knives aren't too shabby either. :doublethumbsup:
Jim's 270mm KKF Collaboration Knife....
You can see more pictures HERE
Oh My Goodness!
So I was asked to make a 180mm santoku and I accepted. Then came the time to actually make the knife and I struggled with the design. The thing is that while I've handled and worked on thousands of santokus I have little experience with using them so I've never thought a lot about what a santoku really is or what it should/could be. I spent a lot of time researching and toying about until I finally went with what I'd like to have if I was going to use one of these knives. Did I come up with something useful or did I fail? :dontknow:
Steel used is O-1, handle is redwood burl with a dyed Oregon maple burl ferrule
So anyway, here it is for your review and comments....
Here is James' 240mm yo gyuto
Steel is O-1, the blade profile is of the new rocker style (1st production knife), full tapered tang, the handle is Arizona Ironwood with a redwood ferrule & copper pins
I received two PM's on the santoku already....
2. Inspired by Rachel Ray's curves
I love it! :D