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  1. tgfencer liked RDalman's post in the thread Why 1095?.

    It's pretty stable in heat treatment, deep hardening and doesn't require a very aggressive quench. This means you can "get away" with a...

    Feb 16, 2020 at 4:50 PM
  2. tgfencer replied to the thread WTS Shighefusa 270 gyuto kasumi.

    The best size of Shig gyuto. Not too common these days. GLWS

    Feb 14, 2020 at 9:29 PM
  3. tgfencer replied to the thread Alternative uses for honesuki.

    I think, as in all things knife-related, maker and grind dictate a lot of a given knife's usefulness. For instance, my hankotsu has...

    Feb 14, 2020 at 1:47 PM
  4. tgfencer replied to the thread Alternative uses for honesuki.

    I agree, I like my hankotsu much more for all-around animal related tasks. Works fine as a petty in a lazy pinch too.

    Feb 14, 2020 at 1:22 PM
  5. tgfencer liked labor of love's post in the thread Fujiwara teruyasu (TF) knives.

    Wanted to start a thread about this knife maker. Can’t seem to find much information about him on the forum. Anybody ever used one?

    Feb 14, 2020 at 1:10 PM
  6. tgfencer liked RDalman's post in the thread Knife findings.

    Steel for another 16 is on the way.

    Feb 13, 2020 at 8:17 PM
  7. tgfencer replied to the thread Remove shoulders / thinning.

    If you just remove that little shoulder, then it would probably be fine not to. If you move on to option 3, it would be a good idea,...

    Feb 13, 2020 at 2:32 PM
  8. tgfencer replied to the thread Remove shoulders / thinning.

    I agree with Panda. Do option 2 first, as its the least amount of work, then do some test cutting with it. If you're not happy, proceed...

    Feb 13, 2020 at 2:07 PM
  9. tgfencer liked daveb's post in the thread Shigefusa email list.

    The 50 post / 1 month requirement is waived for Supporting Members. Just sayin:cool:

    Feb 11, 2020 at 11:16 PM
  10. tgfencer liked Badgertooth's post in the thread Small plate Tonjiru. Hearty pork miso soup.

    I will definitely be trying this

    Feb 11, 2020 at 4:18 PM
  11. tgfencer liked Danzo's post in the thread Small plate Tonjiru. Hearty pork miso soup.

    I made some tonjiru for some friends that just had a baby, and I remembered to snap some photos right after I cut up the vegetables ....

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  12. tgfencer liked CiderBear's post in the thread Show your newest knife buy.

    Lol @Barmoley [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] My 180mm+ Heiji looks like a miniature knife next to this. I'm almost too scared to put it...

    Feb 11, 2020 at 12:37 AM
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