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    Great looking handle, Marko. Can't wait to see the finished knife!
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    Nice!!!
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    Looks great!

    Wondering how it compares in size to your octagonal handles---the photos make it look like a bigger handle.
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    Here are some more pictures (camera pics taken in the shop) of the completed Western handle gyuto.

    This one is 235mm, 52100 steel. Handle is cocobolo with blackwood end cap and brass guard.

    S-grind.


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    For sale? Haha I'll take it
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    That really cleaned up nicely. Beautiful work!
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    Somehow, that is exactly what I was expecting. Beautiful work.
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    Thanks guys. It took me a long time to produce it, it is my first Western, and even though I have made many D and octagonal, it took me some time to figure out how to do it.

    I incorporated suggestions from many of you into this handle. I will do minute tweaking (if needed) as I get more feedback, I made this handle do my own liking.

    Thanks again for suggestions, feedback and guidance. It really makes a big difference.

    Marko


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    Sweet, Marko! But I'd like a little more contrast in the endcap. In these pics, it's a little lost.
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    Looks great Marko. Looking forward to get my hands on one in a near future (so I hope)

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