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    Quote Originally Posted by Matus View Post
    You did a great job. But how is the blade quality - was it 'worth' the work?
    Good question. I don't know what to answer… it was my best knife before I dived into the world of Japanese knives. I still think it to be of great value.

    When I tried to actually cut few things after rehandling, I quickly realized that new handle is terrible. Too thick. So I had to trim all the meat from handle. Now it's about twice thinner then before and feels way better. Pretty comfortable with pinch grip. I'll post new picture when I'm done with polishing and finish (polishing soft wood is PITA)

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    Had to thin and completely refinish handle. Tried to fill the grain thanks to Mikey and Mark's tutorials. Now I'm pretty satisfied with it. Looks very glossy but feels pretty good in hand. Wasn't able to capture good photos, so here's a short video of how it ended up:

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    Damn, dude, what a frickin' beautie!!!

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    My question too, or the time it took you to do it!

    Quote Originally Posted by Matus View Post
    You did a great job. But how is the blade quality - was it 'worth' the work?

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