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  1. Benuser replied to the thread Introduction, Part II.

    Send the knife to Wüsthof. They have a reputation of extreme benevolence.

    Nov 17, 2019 at 12:31 PM
  2. Benuser replied to the thread Hello - Brit living in Switzerland here....

    Welcome aboard! Soft stainless cladding gets easily scratched. Makes no sense IMHO to aim for a very nice finish that will get damaged...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 11:35 AM
  3. Benuser replied to the thread greetings from North Vancouver.

    Welcome aboard, Stu!

    Nov 16, 2019 at 6:59 AM
  4. Benuser liked inferno's post in the thread Yanagiba sharpening Problem.

    what he proves in his article has been known for at least 20-30, maybe even 50 years for the knife nuts. either the power tools make...

    Nov 16, 2019 at 6:58 AM
  5. Benuser liked alterwisser's post in the thread Kamon production knives.

    Austrian is definitely a weird language!!!

    Nov 16, 2019 at 5:18 AM
  6. Benuser liked plluke's post in the thread Yanagiba sharpening Problem.

    Yeah not ideal but I don’t have a 220 yet. The atoma was for lapping, pulled in to experiment since the 500 wasn’t fast enough. Learning!

    Nov 15, 2019 at 5:08 PM
  7. Benuser replied to the thread Yanagiba sharpening Problem.

    Wondering how you can go from the Atoma 140 straight to Shapton 500. Would expect a 220 in between.

    Nov 15, 2019 at 4:43 PM
  8. Benuser liked da_mich*'s post in the thread Yanagiba sharpening Problem.

    After 2h sharpening with King #240 its ready to use again. [img] [img] [img]

    Nov 15, 2019 at 4:41 PM
  9. Benuser liked nutmeg's post in the thread Yanagiba sharpening Problem.

    Very personal but I would pick the good knife at first instead of getting the bad one, working on it hours, ruining my stones, getting...

    Nov 14, 2019 at 6:49 PM
  10. Benuser replied to the thread Learning to sharpen, what stones.

    On a side note: @kayman67: great to see regained interest for the Arkansas: the soft ones — their softness is all relative and has...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 8:28 PM
  11. Benuser liked Nemo's post in the thread Food Release: Stiction and the Grind.

    Might actually be good in Oz... Australian soil is notably deficeint in Selenium IIRC [emoji6] Edit: Disclaimer: The author does not...

    Nov 11, 2019 at 12:58 PM
  12. Benuser liked Kippington's post in the thread SOLD Kippington W2 Honyaki 210mm.

    I have another knife for sale! Slightly smaller than my usual ones. 217 mm edge length 52 mm heel height W2 carbon steel,...

    Nov 11, 2019 at 7:20 AM
  13. Benuser liked dafox's post in the thread Which do you prefer?.

    I prefer the original with ho wood and blonde buffalo ferule handle.

    Nov 11, 2019 at 4:11 AM
  14. Benuser replied to the thread Learning to sharpen, what stones.

    They are the same. Windmill is the trade mark of Robert Herder.

    Nov 11, 2019 at 4:08 AM
  15. Benuser replied to the thread Learning to sharpen, what stones.

    Get a basic thin carbon knife steel for practice. Simply raising a burr, chasing it and getting rid of it. The Robert Herder Breakfast...

    Nov 10, 2019