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    Show your newest knife buy

    Newham gyuto in Damasteel. Gorgeous and smooth cutter- no cracking even with thick carrots
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    KKF Massdrop IV - 日本 🇯🇵

    @tag98 Three of our KKF members find a knife maker willing to make 30 or so similar knives - usually a couple length options - other than that same steel,handles, profiles etc. After the deal is made , KKF members can sign up for a chance at buying one of the knives. Winners are determined by...
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    Fingerstone help

    After polishing with a FS , I use a wet hard felt pad with the FS mud to even out the polish
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    Improving Damascus cutting performance?

    I’ve also had good luck with fine micro mesh and water. Use light pressure and just a few passes, doesn’t take much
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    SOLD Fellipi Gyuto wrought iron

    Price & Pics ?
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    My favorite color is BLUE!.............A patina thread.

    Patina updates on Tobias, Turner and Yanick gyutos
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    Polishing out the ripples

    You can try working heel to tip with your 1K stone ,high grit sand paper 800-1000 or mid grit micro mesh.
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    Show your newest knife buy

    270 Yoshikane SLD western with Matt Delosso ebony handle. Tip was a little wonky and a bit wedgey so I thinned the blade and reprofiled the tip, polished and etched. Started at 9pm and by 2am was really wishing I had sent to a pro or owned a belt sander - very hard steel!
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    Show your newest knife buy

    @Knivperson @tylerleach Kamon Etch - quick polish with diamond paste/emulsion on hard felt pad, wash with dish soap then Windex then etch in dilute FeCl (mine is maybe 20% FeCl solution copper etchant from MG chemicals and 80% water) . Spray again with Windex to neutralize acid, hot water rinse...
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    WTS Yoshikane 270mm

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    SOLD Price ⬇️ ⬇️ Yoshimi Kato SG2 core , Stainless Damascus gyuto 240 Western

    Prepped one meal , never sharpened . Acrylic and Maple handle. Balance point above heel, wt 222 gm. 240 / 53 mm. Includes box, shipping to US by UPS. $550 by PayPal. Now $500 Thanks!
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    My favorite color is BLUE!.............A patina thread.

    Tobias Heldqvist