Need to kickstart my funds for some new guns and lots of ammo this springs, sooo...
First up is a new shape Delbert Ealy aeb-l parer;a real stunner!
It has an outstanding ironwood burl handle; nicest I've seen.
saya is rosewood and wenge with rosewood pin
Next we have an Itinomonn V2 petty. Probably the sexiest work Dan Twistington has done!
It has a ringed gidgee handle with soldered brass bolster and pin and black liners.
actual blade 187mm
saya is maybe too tight, lol, is rosewood with killer brass and abalone pin
put to a 5k once, has some horizontal scratches from doing saya work, but cladding is soft, and factory scratch pattern is already horizontal.
Here we have a Yoshikane sujihiki in SKD.
It has a sleek and elegant streaked ebony and dark honey horn handle by Mike Henry himself!
actual blade 263mm
saya is a nice stock with ebony pin, has some stains and scratches, as it's soft wood.
Blade is in good shape, maybe a few scratches.This is a slicing dream; great geometry!