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    • Walla
      Photos and a bit more info would definitely be helpful. Take care Jeff
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      Walla replied to the thread SharpWorx.
      I prefer free-hand sharpening myself...I would think it works as well as any other guided system...with the same limitations and...
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      To each their own...he definitely has found a way which works for him...which is fine. Personally, when I am training someone, I...
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      Walla reacted to Feiii's post in the thread New to Japanese knives with Like Like.
      Slightly off topic but why did you choose to go with a 180mm gyuto? Not that it is a bad thing but for me japanese knives were/are a...
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      Walla reacted to JASinIL2006's post in the thread New to Japanese knives with Like Like.
      I agree about not buying a super cheap knife for practicing. I bought an early DaoVua gyuto for practicing, but the grind is so uneven...
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      Walla replied to the thread New to Japanese knives.
      +1 on the Peter Nowlan and jki videos...you cannot go wrong with either of those gentlemen's videos. I personally wouldn't buy the...
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      Walla reacted to JASinIL2006's post in the thread New to Japanese knives with Like Like.
      This is a pretty good place to start: https://www.knifeplanet.net/2017/05/13/knife-sharpening-school-online-course/
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      Walla replied to the thread New to stones.
      All the suggestions in terms of grit are definitely spot on... IMO...as long as you purchase well known brands... King, Shapton...
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      Walla reacted to HumbleHomeCook's post in the thread What's this.... with Like Like.
      I don't disagree and I do think he's sincere but his proficiency aside, he's just not my style. Strikes as being more interested in...
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      Walla replied to the thread What's this.....
      Not a fan myself either... definitely lacks in the skill category...also tends towards the look at all the wonderful stuff I...
    • Walla
      I may be far too late to this thread, but I'd second @stringer suggestions and the scimitar blade pattern he attached. As a butcher, my...
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      Walla reacted to eltonmichael45's post in the thread First sharpening advice with Like Like.
      A bit of a newbie myself. That bit of advice is right on the mark for me. Thanks
    • Walla
      I have the shiramine, king 6k and Naniwa traditional 6k...all are different and give different results and feedback... I think it would...
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      Walla reacted to Jovidah's post in the thread Edge dull too fast? with Like Like.
      Try a microbevel at slightly steeper angle? Could both solve microburr issues and increase edge stability.
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      Walla replied to the thread Edge dull too fast?.
      I'll second the burr problem... your comment that stropping brings back the edge really makes me think that's what is going on. Often...
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