aaaah self crowned experts of misinformation who refuse to listen and aren't prepared to learn, why, why WHY
Ok, let me get this straight. There is no primary bevel, but two secondary bevels. So, if we go by this absolutely brilliant logic, I could come in second in a race even though nobody finished ahead of me .
He speaks of a "primary cutting edge", which to my mind requires that there be a secondary cutting edge somewhere. Of course, if both sides of the knives are indeed parallel and not tapered, maybe the secondary cutting edge is on top of the blade?
"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."
He's wearing a black chef coat; that means he's an expert. Hello?
My favorite is when he talks about "point A" and "point B" ... as he points to the same spot both times.
I took a look at his website (yes he does have one) and he describes his job: "In my daily life I work as a retail cutlery store manager (the largest cutlery store in the Western United States)". I wish he had named it so I would know what to stay clear of.
I was at Williams-Sonoma today and overheard a saleswoman selling a man a new chef's knife. It was painful. Both sides of the conversation.