yes I read it too pretty nice stuff . It helped me improve my strop a lot too.
yeah... his talks about stropping and also the amount of time spent on each stone really make a lot of sense to me. Admittedly, i'm not a straight razor guy, so i'm always coming from the perspective of how i can make these things work for me with kitchen knives, so i probably read it a bit differently than most.
Excellent parallel! And as far as what most closely relates to tamahagane, which tamahagane?
This is very true, I was using local materials(michigan), which may have an entirely different make-up than those listed(I am referring to the trace elements).
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