Great idea, but I love these old bakelite knives with the round tips, I would probably leave them as they are. If I had the funds, I would go for a varied set of steak knives instead, but I will still sit back and watch this project, I'd love to see how that goes.
Sorry was double posting error
You could consider doing it in damascus and no wooden handle. Like this:
Here is another option:
Me on the other hand would have gone for fewer but bigger butter knives.
Ive fallen in love with this one:
That kind of shape. You wanna have a knife with that big surface I would go western handle. My 2 cent
Jürgen Schnanz offeres semi-custom classic german breakfast-knives (Buckels) made from Niolox/SB1 : http://www.messerforum.net/showthread.php?t=88997
Herdes has them in carbon/cherry: http://www.messer-mit-tradition.de/w...sklinge&rub=20
I have the Herders, they are quite thin (very interesting company btw) and offer quite some value
Just as a thought
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Oivind, that first one would be a very cool shape for condiment servers. I was considering these Pendray knives a while back, and I loved the look of having the entire knife out of damascus.
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Jürgen makes good, thin knives for a great price. I have some of his semi-custom work....: