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  1. WildBoar replied to the thread Horror knife stories.

    D'oh -- yes, I meant a burr. That's what I get for writing a post while on a call :oops: I could not get one to form, so the Pro...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 10:23 PM
  2. WildBoar replied to the thread Horror knife stories.

    A shun was my intro to Japanese knives. Actually I bought it for my then girlfriend (now my wife). My experience mirrors mich's...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 6:58 PM
  3. WildBoar replied to the thread Horror knife stories.

    We gave my mother-in-law a decent gyuto to take back home to Russia a couple years ago. Within a month my father-in-law broke the blade...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 9:53 PM
  4. WildBoar replied to the thread Buying two of the same knife.

    Crap, didn't think of that. Now I need 4...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 3:25 AM
  5. WildBoar replied to the thread Live and learn - how would you guys proceed?.

    As the carbon steel layers patina, the damascus pattern gets more and more muted. Etching helps bring out the pattern more because it...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 11:56 PM
  6. WildBoar replied to the thread Olive oil musings.

    Definitely have had some very peppery olive oils from Tuscany as well. In fact, had a great one at a restaurant yesterday (I don't know...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 6:40 PM
  7. WildBoar replied to the thread If you can only choose ONE blacksmith/hamono/maker/brand .....

    For the types of food we typically cut up (veg, meat), I have to go with Martell. Pettey, gyuto, suji, he covers those bases, and...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 3:19 PM
  8. WildBoar replied to the thread Buying two of the same knife.

    Martell 300 suji, 52100. Same handles, too.

    Aug 19, 2019 at 3:16 PM
  9. WildBoar replied to the thread Whats your most expensive hobby?.

    I wanted to ask about the speaker in the background in the bike thread, but didn't want to veer off topic on only the third post :D

    Aug 18, 2019 at 3:49 PM
  10. WildBoar replied to the thread What do you have on your wrist?.

    Hey now, sapphire versions did not go to the moon :p

    Aug 18, 2019 at 3:43 PM
  11. WildBoar replied to the thread I'm throwing all my knives away for this..

    Any video shots of it slicing up some very ripe tomatoes?

    Aug 18, 2019 at 3:41 PM
  12. WildBoar replied to the thread I'm throwing all my knives away for this..

    I missed where they start with a large onion and dice it all up. Didn't see the acorn squash, either. I'll bet it can slay pineapples...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 12:51 AM