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      noj replied to the thread Is this a crack in the hagane?.
      A quick update: I've used it enough to develop a nice patina (the iron smell is long since gone). The last workout was a huge bowl of...
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      noj replied to the thread sharpening the tip of a knife.
      I don't recall details about purchase. I was working a summer job in a restaurant, and got one of what they had, and I liked using (or...
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      noj replied to the thread sharpening the tip of a knife.
      On the handle, almost worn away, it looks like four stars and an elephant, and below that "Sabatier". Anything marked on the blade is...
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      noj replied to the thread sharpening the tip of a knife.
      It's a carbon steel one. I got it brand new around 1980. It has never been sharpened on anything but a stone, or heated in anything...
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      noj replied to the thread sharpening the tip of a knife.
      I tried the two basic methods described here. Specifically, lifting/rotating vs sweeping (for lack of better name). I seem to get good...
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      noj replied to the thread Is this a crack in the hagane?.
      I just finished that a couple times;-) I used a bit of Flitz in between. I used a few passes of acetone and fresh paper towel as I...
    • noj
      noj replied to the thread Is this a crack in the hagane?.
      Thanks for the feedback. I am reluctant to take an almost new knife, and grind the whole primary bevel. Maybe that's what it takes...
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      noj replied to the thread Is this a crack in the hagane?.
      I used finger stones to smooth it, so I doubt it's lacquer, but no harm in trying it. I don't have another explanation that makes...
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      noj replied to the thread Is this a crack in the hagane?.
      It looks like a triangle of metal that was pressed (and/or) semi-melted to the rest of the steel, and left a "line" around it. It...
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      noj replied to the thread Is this a crack in the hagane?.
      Thanks, and I am not 100% sure what you mean. I have applied pressure with my fingers and towel at that spot, and nothing breaks. If...
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      noj replied to the thread Is this a crack in the hagane?.
      After a bit of work on vegetables (nothing hard), the lines are back, in the exact same pattern and shape as before. There's less...
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      noj replied to the thread Is this a crack in the hagane?.
      Here's what I did so far .. 1. Flitz - a generous amount, polished with several paper towels, and then a cloth towel After this, I...
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      The blade is from BST, used for one prep of (at home) potato salad, so wasn't put under any stress by me. It came "lightly" used, and...
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      Just a simple salad from the garden, most of it fresh from the garden. Mixed tomatoes, onion, torn basil, fetta, and a couple olives..
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      My single bevel knife wasn't able to support an edge without a microbevel. At least not without a visible mess of micro-chips at the...
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