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  1. Xenif replied to the thread Advice for sharpening accessories.

    https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F132514988113 +1 on sharpie (did anyone ever think...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 5:51 AM
  2. Xenif replied to the thread Show your newest knife buy.

    You got to put some Kanji on it, and I would like to see a KS profile 240mm [emoji56]

    Feb 19, 2019 at 11:38 PM
  3. Xenif liked XooMG's post in the thread Show your newest knife buy.

    8cm Grooto. [IMG]

    Feb 19, 2019 at 11:36 PM
  4. Xenif replied to the thread Stainless gyuto for wife (questionaire).

    +1 for 210 Kaeru for all around tough knife, push cuts well, Sanjo neck is very comfortable for pinch grip. SLD not my fav steel but is...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 11:35 PM
  5. Xenif liked nutmeg's post in the thread Please Help - Is this Ohira Range Suita a fake stone?.

    this grey stone is 100% Ohira suita uchigumori. Depending on its hardness, density and grain size it could perform like a „normal“...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 8:11 PM
  6. Xenif attached a file to the thread My favorite color is BLUE!.............A patina thread..

    Getting a nebula on the Mazaki[ATTACH]

    DSC_0688.jpeg Feb 19, 2019 at 2:04 PM
  7. Xenif replied to the thread Natural Stones: Who should make the plunge?.

    Just a bit of personal experience. I jumped on to the Jnats train really early into my sharpening (2-3 months after my first free hand...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 7:15 AM
  8. Xenif liked Marcelo Amaral's post in the thread Ankerson's comprehensive take on edge retention.

    +1 Nemo. I value cutting ease/less stickage (grind related) and shapenability above edge retention. Especially when you have several...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 6:21 AM
  9. Xenif liked Nemo's post in the thread Ankerson's comprehensive take on edge retention.

    A fascination with highly alloyed steels, I sense. I guess they make sense for EDC type knives but there are some significant tradeoffs...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 6:20 AM
  10. Xenif liked MontezumaBoy's post in the thread Whats cooking? **** Making something fine and fancy?** Just plain good? Show us!.

    I think I probably have 40+ years of Bon Appetit in the 'que from family not having any idea what (if anything) to get me ... still I...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 6:16 AM
  11. Xenif liked valgard's post in the thread Show your newest knife buy.

    Newest member of the Halcyonforge family. 1000 layers wrought iron/nickel cladding, 1.2519 core. etched hire and kasumi bevels. Black...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 5:27 AM
  12. Xenif replied to the thread Valgard's gear.

    That's the single most beautiful Nakiri I've seen, congrats!

    Feb 19, 2019 at 5:22 AM
  13. Xenif liked valgard's post in the thread Valgard's gear.

    Newest member of the Halcyonforge family. Halcyonforge nakiri 175x61mm. 1000 layers wrought iron and nickel, 1.2519 core. Etched hira...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 5:21 AM
  14. Xenif replied to the thread Please Help - Is this Ohira Range Suita a fake stone?.

    May I ask what synthetic stone did you used on it? Could the mud from the synth be imbedding into the stone? Have you tried lapping it...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 2:57 AM