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    Spouses vs. Knives

    How do knives fit into the evolution of your relationship?

    For instance:
    * When did you feel safe exposing your knife fetish?
    * What things do you hide?
    * What was the first big problem?
    * Or is everything fine and s/he encourages you to spend hours on KKF?

    For me, my wife started me on my fetish, and she also encouraged me to by my first $1,000+ knife with the understanding that she could buy something for herself (a purse). She didn't like me sharpening in the kitchen, so I moved things out to the garage with a nice sharpening station. When I am on KKF and she asks what I am doing, I reply: "I'm surfing pornography." It's easier to admit that than knife stuff.

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    We don't talk too much about how much stuff costs but luckily, we have friends that are into cars and photography, lol.

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    At first it was "I need to do research...it's for my job!" Then it was "But if I do other things, it costs money, this is free...and I can use the passarounds at my job!" and now it's "But it's my job!".

    Sometimes life works out that way, God willing.

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    My wife enjoys cooking as much as I do. She really did not think much of the first Hiro I bought (neither did I), but she really liked the paring and petty knives Pierre Rodrigue made for us. Those were followed by a Boardsmith, which she also liked. There have been a few more things since then , but she does not protest much. Helps that this is the second marriage for both of us -- it's kind of a 'whatever makes you happy, dear' kind of thing
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    Knives are my mistress.....it just gets accepted.

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    I'm 26 and single. This isn't a problem for me.

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    What did Homer Simpson say:

    "Knives: Teacher, Mother, Secret Lover."

    k.
    "In Japan they don't call it Japanese food, they just call it food." -- Children's Hospital Quote

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    Since she is trying single-handedly to restart the economy by buying clothes, shoes, WII supplies, and other randomness on Etsy; a few hundred dropped by me here and there is let go. Plus I'm investing in my craft, right? Its like a painter getting new brushes.

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    The knives are easy to conseal. The power hammer, hydraulic press, grinder, and three forges to make the knives...... not so much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JMJones View Post
    The knives are easy to conseal. The power hammer, hydraulic press, grinder, and three forges to make the knives...... not so much.
    That I can see. It wasn't until I bought cushions for a chair by my garage sharpening station that it brought attention -- a hydraulic press on the other hand would have begged MANY questions.

    k.
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