Got a really ****** knife from my boss. This knife has been a practiseknife and I imagine every single coarse sharpeningstone (and maybe diamondplates) have been thrown at this knife. As you can see the knife got abused big time No grind, jigane, lots of scratches, high and low spots etc.
So first I tried to make scratchpatterns even with a coarse synthetic. When done I used a tsushima to erase the coarse scratches. A medium polisher was used for the next stage - followed by a finisher. After 4 hours of work this is the result:
And from another angle:
+ one more:
To be continued ......