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  1. #31
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    How about something different? What about a steak knife designed along the lines of a honesuki. I always loved the ones Joe bought. There's something sexy about how a really sharp knife cuts through a good steak (of course, not all the way to the plate).
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    wait till you see what im working on they will be WA handeled and there will be 4 of them

    get you wood cutting plates ready

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    I second a good parer. That last Devin Thomas parer was oh so sexy.

    k.

    EDIT: Second thought, I read tk59's comment and agree that small knives are disproportionately expensive. Strike that. ...but that knife was pretty cool...

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    I am in a very tiny minority here I think, but I wouldn't mind a western handled slicer that is 220-230mm. If you look at the middle photo on this link it will give you some idea.

    http://www.maruyoshi-mtc.co.jp/merchandise1-6.html

    Since most wouldn't probably care for that, I wouldn't mind a honesuki either.

    k.

  4. #34
    I know I said anything but the cleaver is off the list. They just flat suck to grind.

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    Ground out my first one today, and yes it was a chore, took two hours steady going.


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    Quote Originally Posted by vai777 View Post
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    I like a narrow gyuto, 2" or slightly under. Maybe I started liking narrow ones, because I have a piece of damasus I forged at Devin's that is 2" tall, and using it for a narrower slicer seems such a waste of good steel!
    Masamoto shape is my favorite along with Shigefusa's (similar to shape you picked for your knives, Dave) just a little bit narrower.

    Mr. Drinky - there are some folks here who like slicers in 240mm length.


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    Quote Originally Posted by vai777 View Post


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    Wow...that's nice Bruce. What is it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by vai777 View Post


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    Um... this gets my vote please.

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    I would like to see a parer - maybe partnered to something else but definitely a parer

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vertigo View Post
    Um... this gets my vote please.
    One more vote for that as well... +1

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