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    Only the finest grit of silicon carbide paper is...

    Only the finest grit of silicon carbide paper is something good for the final honing/ finishing. When you need to sharpen a totally dull blade, sandpaper is crap, you will destroy the sandpaper in no...
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    As I said, this scissors needs that thinning...

    As I said, this scissors needs that thinning really seriously. It has been used for more than 10 years, sharpened on grinding machines for countless of times, ground until the bevel become like this,...
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    @psfred, Chromium/aluminium oxide are both very...

    @psfred, Chromium/aluminium oxide are both very hard stuff, use with extreme care on soft metals like brass, copper or gold! Product like BRASSO is more suitable for delicate metals.
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    A few years ago, I experimented with aluminium...

    A few years ago, I experimented with aluminium foil cutting, it did improve the the edge, my colleagues did notice that scissors cutting improvement when they used it, they even asked how did I...
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    Sharpening Scissors

    I just sharpened this old cheap carbon scissors. It has a hollow ground on the back, very similar to Japanese single bevel knives, it's from Taiwan, a country with a lot of Japanese influence.
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    And so? It's my money.

    And so? It's my money.
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    After seeing such painful experience from a real...

    After seeing such painful experience from a real victim here, do you think I'll gamble my hard-earned money on him?
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    Getting a reply with "it's just a kitchen...

    Getting a reply with "it's just a kitchen knife..." already sickened me, how can a globally reputable craftsman say something like that? @Ruso, did he even offer you a tutorial on how to fix that...
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    If anything happens to your goods, you won't get...

    If anything happens to your goods, you won't get a replacement. Extremely pricy but bad customer service. His knives are one of the most expensive stuff around. Overrated & overpriced.
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    Doublebevel..., easy, then use this, recommended...

    Doublebevel..., easy, then use this, recommended by me.
    http://sharpeningmadeeasy.com/Juranitch1977Feb.htm

    My special jig. This will give your knife a very precise micro-bevel within a short...
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    For traditional Japanese knives, you got no other...

    For traditional Japanese knives, you got no other choice but to freehand. For the usual double-bevel knives, I sharpen by clamping a bamboo dowel onto the spine of the blade, and finally hold the...
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    Why not try Cold Steel products?

    Why not try Cold Steel products?
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    That's what I've been thinking. Some people even...

    That's what I've been thinking. Some people even say if the folding is done poorly, that will even ruin the good modern steel(air gaps in-between the welds)
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    I always think damascus as the core steel itself...

    I always think damascus as the core steel itself is no longer necessary with modern steel?
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    This method is adopted from the method used in...

    This method is adopted from the method used in making samurai swords, it's a necessity without the use of spring temper of a long sword. Imagine a pencil structure, brittle core with soft wood shock...
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    Seeing that chipped edge reminds me of blades...

    Seeing that chipped edge reminds me of blades coming out of a battlefield. How many lives did it claim?:knight:
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    I've just received his replacement, totally...

    I've just received his replacement, totally satisfied now. Now that is one good vendor and also a good craftsman.
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    A "Made in China" 7" 'gyuto' here only costs...

    A "Made in China" 7" 'gyuto' here only costs about 1USD.
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    LOL:rofl2: Seriously, every time I pass by and...

    LOL:rofl2:

    Seriously, every time I pass by and see someone using a kitchen knife, be it for cutting vegetables or peeling fruits on the street, I'm 100% sure their knives are blunt as hell. I...
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    :plus1: Plus it needs damn lot of patience in the...

    :plus1: Plus it needs damn lot of patience in the beginning stage, no one will **** with it, as discussed before, only 1% of humans on this planet can actually sharpen with bare hands. This machine...
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    I totally feel you coz I returned such bent...

    I totally feel you coz I returned such bent yanagiba back to Metalmaster some time ago and he said he already sent a new knife to me, I asked him about the tracking number, he didn't reply for a few...
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    I personally believe that when your making a real...

    I personally believe that when your making a real big cut, you know, the time when you really need to use the whole length for the slice. A bent yanagiba like that will not cut a straight line...
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    I feel the same. Longer / shorter or inconsistent...

    I feel the same. Longer / shorter or inconsistent handle gap is just fine. But saying "it's just a kitchen knife" just sux, if the Yanagi is a cheap one like Yamawaku, then it's completely fine, for...
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    Paying $300 for a bent yanagi is just not...

    Paying $300 for a bent yanagi is just not reasonable, which also cannot be replaced with a proper one. I think this Watanabe guy is overrated.
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    If this is the case,.. well, it can be paired up...

    If this is the case,.. well, it can be paired up with another cheap Japanese knife for actual use purpose. Human is weird, I'm one of those people who won't use a tool when it looks too majestic and...
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