I'm not just saying this, but Luke's oyster knives and shrimp knives look awesome! He can't say it, but I just did.
Also, I contacted Quintin Middleton and he seemed like a cordial guy, but nothing came of it. I'm still interested in seeing what his knives are all about, so it too bad he didn't follow up.
"The knife is made by me. I made it to get a feeling for kramers knives. I've got my own design ready now (primarily focusing on the right convexes right now ;-)"
I'd like to bump this again. There has been some inspiring work out there that I've been oogling.
Here are a couple from C. Anderson. Love the handles, and I'm a fan of the pointy profile. Plus, those hamons are off the wall!
Mike Mooney's suji:
I often find myself staring at that one for extended periods of time.
Wow. I can see myself doing that.
Hmmmm! Moriah Cowles of Orchard Steel Knives, who worked with Joel at Cut Brooklyn.
this looks a lot sexier then cut brooklyn's