Personally I never got along with my Green Brick. Hate the feel, and loads up easily.
If you’re looking for a 2000 grit soaker, then look no further than the Gesshin 2K. It has replaced my 1000 grit stone at home completely.
Looking for a handful of Enju or Burnt Chestnut/Buffalo Horn handles, in either D or Octagonal for the following knives:
2 x 210 Gyuto
Lemme know what you've got laying around!
Thanks in advance!
The Gesshin Ginga cleavers have a much more cleaver appropriate wa handle, but I’ve always wondered the same. Not a cleaver user much myself though.
I only have 240s, and very seldom feel the need for something larger. But the feeling does arise entertaining, when a big roast comes along. Only then does a 270-300 start to sound very appealing to me.
I agree, the river jump is a far superior knife. You don’t have to enjoy the aesthetics of the Yoshikane, but it’s been a highly regarded knife for years. You aren’t missing anything. Just a piece of hot garbage that cuts like a dream.
My guess would be the Yoshikane Black dammy is an etchant, or something. I am no expert for sure, but from the Riverjumps/Unryus i have seen/held they look about as true Ku as you can get (Most definitely could be crazy wrong here, though. I know there have been conversations with makers on...