This design of this knife reminds me of the saying I first heard from my Dad, " a finger for every nose"
first shun looks more like a spanish fish knife to me
I would use the rollie pollie one for mincing garlic I suppose. Pastry chef where I work has the exact same knife shape, only the Myabi version. I've never really tried it. What is the intended use on that top Edo?
All you need is a wooden bowl to cut in.
"The Buddha resides as comfortably in the circuits of a digital computer or the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top of a mountain."
The top Edo looks like an accordion cutting machine...maybe handy for making fancy garnishes?
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