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    Whew..
    I will make one extra of each then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeepCSweede View Post
    Marko - if you have room for one more honesuki in 52100 i am soooo in. I am mad that I could miss this.
    I'll take a 135mm honesuki/petty ebony in 52100 if you make an extra! This is micah I'm already on the list for your 225 gyuto

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    Marko, what's the story with the scimitar pattern you linked to above? Have you made one yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim View Post
    Marko, what's the story with the scimitar pattern you linked to above? Have you made one yet?
    Not yet. I need to make a narrower tool support for my grinder as the current is too wide to accommodate knives with curves. I am also trying to decide on geometry for scimitar. I didn't like geometry on a Dexter scimitar.

    Too many things going on besides this project, so I have to put it on the back burner. If I have time this month, maybe I will do it. I do have a lot of A2, so I will get to scimitars and bread knives pretty soon.

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    Here's the original poultry slayer today:

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    Quote Originally Posted by pitonboy View Post
    Here's the original poultry slayer today:

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    Way nicer than I remember it. Great job on the handle.

    Here are profiles on two prototypes I made to figure the process. The finish messed up the shinogi line outline, but it's there.

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    PS: The gyuto in the picture is the test run before I make a contest knife. This one has a thicker tip.


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    Forgot to mention that I will probably do the chisel grinds on the tips. What the hell...

    The first prototype looked good with it.


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    Looks great!

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    Took 135 petty/honesuki prototype home for some test cutting. It performed reasonably well on two densest foods I had - apples and sweet potatoes - very little steering, I would say almost no steering on a pull cut (one I tested). It should perform even better on softer vegetables and fruits.

    Keep in mind that this is going to be a thin knife, though it won't have any flex. Thin is essential to perform as a petty and to minimize steering.

    Will grind another prototype today to test a hypotheses I got in the last few days, after this, I should be ready for a run.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marko Tsourkan View Post
    Took 135 petty/honesuki prototype home for some test cutting. It performed reasonably well on two densest foods I had - apples and sweet potatoes - very little steering, I would say almost no steering on a pull cut (one I tested). It should perform even better on softer vegetables and fruits.

    Keep in mind that this is going to be a thin knife, though it won't have any flex. Thin is essential to perform as a petty and to minimize steering.

    Will grind another prototype today to test a hypotheses I got in the last few days, after this, I should be ready for a run.

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    150mm honesuki will be ground similarly, but will have a slightly thicker geometry.

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