I randomly visited this place almost before I made an order about shun premier chef knife and feel like entering another world could you help me find the knife suit me best? Thanks.
What type of knife(s) do you think you want?
Gyuto or Santoku as main knife, and paring for utility purpose
Why is it being purchased? What, if anything, are you replacing?
Kind of shame to say my previous knives are $40 ginsu set from Amazon. Throw them away when I move to current place and try to build a new kitchen set from scratch
What do you like and dislike about these qualities of your knives already?
except the price, everything is not right
What grip do you use?
What kind of cutting motion do you use?
Where do you store them?
Have you ever oiled a handle?
What kind of cutting board(s) do you use?
need to choose one. anything good with $50 range?
For edge maintenance, do you use a strop, honing rod, pull through/other, or nothing?
nothing now. i will try to learn sharping by myself but if possible I want as little maintenance as it could
Have they ever been sharpened?
What is your budget?
one main knife and one utility, $200
cutting board, $50
maintenance tools, not sure ($70?)
What do you cook and how often?
3 times a week