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  1. labor of love replied to the thread Takada no Hamono.

    Oh cool. Very exciting news.

    Apr 9, 2020 at 9:04 PM
  2. labor of love liked JBroida's post in the thread Takada no Hamono.

    the white #1 270m's are on order... just had a conversation with them about which things we would like to have done first, and i asked...

    Apr 9, 2020 at 9:03 PM
  3. labor of love replied to the thread Takada no Hamono.

    Well thank you. I’m searching for an Ikeda suminigashi 270mm but those are hard to come by...so I’m considering my alternates... The...

    Apr 9, 2020 at 8:56 PM
  4. labor of love liked JayS20's post in the thread Takada no Hamono.

    Should you buy the kagekiyo blue 1 please tell me your impressions and how reactive it is. What else are you looking at? Since I really...

    Apr 9, 2020 at 8:51 PM
  5. labor of love liked Horsemover's post in the thread WTS Martell 52100 240 mm Lava.

    Length: 240 mm Height: 55.7 mm Weight: 237 g This one is unused. I recently picked up a 225 and this 240 because I couldn't decide....

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  6. labor of love replied to the thread Takada no Hamono.

    Well it looks like a few months have gone by...anybody had a chance to drive one of the San mai takada’s yet? I have a couple of choices...

    Apr 9, 2020 at 8:39 PM
  7. labor of love replied to the thread WTS Mizuno KS with saya (255x49, $475).

    Great knife. I do miss it. Seriously considering buying it back and tweaking it myself.

    Apr 9, 2020 at 8:07 PM
  8. labor of love liked jacko9's post in the thread Whats the deal with micro chipping???????????????????.

    it was fun using the OOTB edge to cut up some left over pork roast it slices like a razor. I have to sharpen that and the new Toyama I...

    Apr 9, 2020 at 6:41 AM
  9. labor of love replied to the thread Whats the deal with micro chipping???????????????????.

    Yeah-that wat ootb edge is no joke. Honestly, my normal/natural sharpening angle seems to do the trick just fine. I never. Put a...

    Apr 9, 2020 at 6:17 AM
  10. labor of love liked jacko9's post in the thread Whats the deal with micro chipping???????????????????.

    I used my new Watanabe Blue Stainless clad Gyuto tonight and I have the same micro chipping. Shinichi finishes his blades to a sharp...

    Apr 9, 2020 at 6:16 AM
  11. labor of love liked DevinT's post in the thread WTS Devin Thomas Gyuto.

    I think the core is AEB-L. Handle is black ash burl. Very memorable knife. I originally made it for a moderator of the old forum. Hoss

    Apr 9, 2020 at 6:06 AM
  12. labor of love liked Kippington's post in the thread Preparing for COVID-19.

    "What I got, ya gotta get it, put it in you." - Red Hot Chili Peppers [IMG]

    Apr 9, 2020 at 6:05 AM
  13. labor of love replied to the thread Looking for 180mm petty.

    Haha What do you think of this?...

    Apr 9, 2020 at 4:50 AM
  14. labor of love replied to the thread It's not 'my knife'... Just some thoughts....

    I’ve been really pleased w my takamura r-2 150mm petty as well. Which takamura line are you referring to in this thread?

    Apr 9, 2020 at 2:55 AM
  15. labor of love liked Steampunk's post in the thread It's not 'my knife'... Just some thoughts....

    Tonight I was cooking dinner... Pretty simple ingredients to cut. Dice an onion, mince some garlic, then supreme some clementines for...

    Apr 9, 2020 at 2:36 AM
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