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  1. Benuser liked Matus's post in the thread Would like Petty/Paring Knives.

    @Benuser and there goes my unique design idea :D Haha, seriously, I am thinking along these lines too.

    Feb 25, 2020 at 7:46 AM
  2. Benuser replied to the thread Would like Petty/Paring Knives.

    [img] Heels aren't sharp.

    Feb 25, 2020 at 6:36 AM
  3. Benuser liked Matus's post in the thread Would like Petty/Paring Knives.

    @Benuser - different strokes for different folks :) But I do have to admit that I am thinking of a peeler design where heel is free, but...

    Feb 24, 2020 at 3:26 PM
  4. Benuser liked kayman67's post in the thread Carrot wedge test.

    I got them from IKEA some years ago. They work great in drawers as well. On the cutting bit, I'm one of those guys that never cut...

    Feb 24, 2020 at 2:15 PM
  5. Benuser liked stringer's post in the thread Carrot wedge test.

    I do this several times per year. At this point my finger is all scar tissue right there. [ATTACH]

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  6. Benuser replied to the thread Would like Petty/Paring Knives.

    Funny, the first thing I do with a peeler is freeing the heel. [img]

    Feb 24, 2020 at 11:15 AM
  7. Benuser replied to the thread Serious grinding.

    You may consider automotive sandpaper as well. Works well with a hard rubber or soft wooden backing. Edge trailing only to avoid...

    Feb 24, 2020 at 10:25 AM
  8. Benuser replied to the thread VG10 vs Carbon Steel like V1/Shiro2.

    I'm afraid I can't confirm. Have seen quite some Tojiros and Shuns, and some sharpen very easily, while other ones are very difficult....

    Feb 24, 2020 at 7:23 AM
  9. Benuser replied to the thread VG10 vs Carbon Steel like V1/Shiro2.

    The properties of VG-10 will greatly depend on the heat treatment is has got. Have seen ones that were very difficult to sharpen, with...

    Feb 23, 2020 at 7:37 PM
  10. Benuser liked labor of love's post in the thread What's your favourite knife brand/maker and why?.

    Shihan. My answer might be different tomorrow.

    Feb 23, 2020 at 7:07 PM
  11. Benuser liked NO ChoP!'s post in the thread Why mono steel bladed knives?.

    I find that softer cladding scratches easily, so if it's a migaki finish it will show. Nashiji and hammered finishes hide this better....

    Feb 23, 2020 at 4:13 PM
  12. Benuser replied to the thread Would like Petty/Paring Knives.

    I would suggest the 440-series instead. Quite a difference in edge retention. Still very easy sharpening.

    Feb 23, 2020 at 12:57 PM
  13. Benuser liked labor of love's post in the thread What happened to Richmond Knives?.

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  14. Benuser liked HRC_64's post in the thread Why mono steel bladed knives?.

    1 - Agree, they have better "hand" feel (some people call "feedback"). 2 - ALso, they are typically "less reactive" ie, they don't rust...

    Feb 23, 2020 at 9:49 AM
  15. Benuser liked sachem allison's post in the thread Why I do what I do..

    Still love you guys though just trying to keep alive.

    Feb 23, 2020 at 9:44 AM
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