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    I have prepared a wide array of vegetables and...

    I have prepared a wide array of vegetables and even on a Swede I had no problems, it peeled the skin away with ease, gliding through and even splitting it in half was no problem, it did not wedge,...
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    One of the things I like about this knife is the...

    One of the things I like about this knife is the weight, I know Yoshikane knives are known for being a bit tougher than some others and are often used as workhorse blades but when I tried a 240mm...
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    After using mine at work for a few days I think...

    After using mine at work for a few days I think it is more a relative of a Nakiri than a Santoku, in use at least.
    When I prepare vegetables I use a rocking motion, although only a slight one it is...
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    I would opt for a single bevel, my reference...

    I would opt for a single bevel, my reference being a Nenox S1. It doesn't feature a concave back however it was a sublime knife when it came to poultry.
    I found the single bevel to be highly...
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    I chose the western style mostly because I prefer...

    I chose the western style mostly because I prefer it, but also due to the cost.
    This Yoshikane was the cheapest of all of them so that reduced the total cost of the whole project, but it was good...
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    The handle is maroon linen micarta, I opted for...

    The handle is maroon linen micarta, I opted for this material so that it would stand up better at work, I've used exotic wood handles at work before and shrinkage was a big issue that greatly...
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    Mainly for veg prep at work, but I hope it will...

    Mainly for veg prep at work, but I hope it will useful for a wider range of tasks, things such as crowning tomatoes and other fruits, preparing garnishes and anything that has in the past meant using...
  8. I used to have micro chips after sharpening due...

    I used to have micro chips after sharpening due to my method which I have since adjusted, but there are dozens of things that could be causing it.

    I'd recommend after you sharpen these chips out...
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    I had a Sakon 10 inch gyuto and while I chose not...

    I had a Sakon 10 inch gyuto and while I chose not to keep it I can say only good things about it.

    The fit and finish was top quality, rounded spine and choil, perfectly installed handle, but what...
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    I was sent some advance photos but i can't upload...

    I was sent some advance photos but i can't upload them, i don't know why.

    I asked for the re-handling to be done at purchase so I haven't had the knife yet, but after using almost every other...
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    I've also seen these at the Epicurean Edge...

    I've also seen these at the Epicurean Edge website, when I first came across them it was like a eureka moment, for me this shape was what I had wanted all through the years I was discovering and...
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    I agree with this for sure, it's a shame that...

    I agree with this for sure, it's a shame that escalating levels of damascus has been indentified as the only way forward for Shun, as many people would love their knives if they only had a scaled...
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    Slightly Familiar

    Hi everyone,

    I've read some threads here from time to time but have just got back into the kitchen and so it's time to buy some new knives and get back to the stones, so now seemed a good time to...
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