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    Rehandles.

    I have a set of Watanabe's that i use in my kitchen. All of the knives have a plastic ferrule d handles, so i figured i would replace them in my free time, and here is the first. It is a 165 Deba with mango and blackwood, nothing fancy...Yet

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    Nice clean handle, Mike. I'd say don't make the ferrule any shorter relative to the overall length of the handle.

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    I think the ferrule length is fine, but the handle could be shorter and slightly stouter. Deba handles are shorter and thicker, compared to other type knives handles. Nice work overall.

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    Here is the second. It is an unknown 300mm yanagi wrapped in Curly Walnut burl, Curly maple and african blackwood.



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    Well done mike!

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    Love the yanagi handle. That wood is stunning.

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    Mike that looks great, I like it!!

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    Great handles.
    The mango looks kind of like ram horn in the photo.
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    Yeah, my photo fu needs some work...
    Thanks guys!!!

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    Nice handle, Mike! That pic makes the grind on the yanagiba look pretty funky... Or maybe it IS really funky.

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