It is customary for US makers to place the maker's mark on the left side of the knife.
How big of a deal would it be if one places it on the right side, akin to Japanese makers?
The reason being, I like it there better on the right side (for a right-hand use), but I want to make another point here.
I am making knives that are copies of Japanese knives in some way, handles copies of a Japanese wa, and sheaths are copies of a Japanese saya. It's a gyuto, with a wa handle and a saya, thought made in the US from Western steels.
Wouldn't be appropriate to put a maker's mark on the right on knives that are derived from Japanese knives (for right hand use), and on the left for knives derived from European knives?
Does make sense?