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    Collector's Gyuto: 240 vs 270 & Stainless vs Carbon?

    Hunting for my first gyuto that will be a for display art.

    Had some questions:

    1. 240 vs 270 mm?

    2. Stainless vs Carbon?

    3. Wood handle vs Bone handle?

    Thanks for your opinions!

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    Display art? Than stainless, 270 and bone. Prefereably ss damascus from Del, Randy, Devin, Bill B or Will C, or maybe Lische (sp?)
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    My gut says get something from WillC my head says something from Devin

    1 depends what you can afford, I would go 270
    2 depends if you want to oil it, stainless restricts the makers
    3 I like wood, what do you like?

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    See picture above - WillC has been making some unbelievable pieces of late - check out his picture gallery and work in progress threads in his subforum here.

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    I vote oil, canvas, 19th century.


    Then use a pretty $2k gyuto to make dinner.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyChance View Post
    I vote oil, canvas, 19th century.


    Then use a pretty $2k gyuto to make dinner.
    Lol +1

    Better yet, send me the knife, and Ill send you back a nice framed print of it for your wall.... and a monthly letter from your knife telling you how much fun its having in my kitchen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Justin0505 View Post
    Lol +1

    Better yet, send me the knife, and Ill send you back a nice framed print of it for your wall.... and a monthly letter from your knife telling you how much fun its having in my kitchen.
    Too funny!

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    OP, is this knife solely for display? Or are you going to use it as well?

    Budget?

    And if it's for display art, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. What do you like?

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    Yes!
    Display "Art" ????

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