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How about Yasha Yukawa?
I believe he forges knife blanks/sword blanks.
Hiromoto and Kenichi Shiraki as well
Shibata Kotetsu R2 series is also not a bad choice.
If you like heavier and bulky knives, you can try Takeda.
They are made from AS.
Tanaka Shirogami Suji 270mm
Shigeki Tanaka Ironwood Gyuto 240mm
Kitaoka KU Blue2 Yanagiba 180mm
I like this handle alot compared to misono or tojiro westerns..
I like the way it's tapered to hit the palm and fingers.
I don't really fancy...
They sell Miyabi at double the price over here....
Those price seems quite reasonable to me.
There's also Hiromoto
There's specific Japanese natural stones to etch out the hamon like uchigumori. There's also other stones for Damascus pattern.
I think honyaki are worth every single thousand you spend on it.
They are forged in the same method as katanas, supply is low.
The process is also...
Hiromoto honyaki is becoming unicorn.
As well as Shiraki Kenichi works as he is pretty stagnant with production now.
My local knife shop stop taking in Kurosaki knives because of this...
Wow thanks for the identification!
I have been wondering about the kanji since the first day.
I only made out the first and third word.
I believe it's not cladded.
Even when sharpening, it'll start to turn brownish if it's intact with water too long when sharpening.
Yeah, googled a couple of times. Most website that carry the same one but made by Shigeki don't have kanji on it.
This is the only one that...
I sharpened both factory made knives as well as handcrafted ones.
I can feel handcrafted ones are taking the stones better than factory made ones....
If I'm gonna use it at my work place daily or regularly then every time I got to apply and wash it when using.
I own a couple of carbon knives.
It seems to me that white 1 and 2 rust more often.
I left my white2 knife unused for a week and rust begin to...
Are you talking about miyabi sg2?
If yes then it's totally different.... One is a mass produced knife whereas the other is a handcrafted
Even the box looks good.
I like the copper damascus but I would prefer Saji's rainbow dama over this.
I was also lucky to get it at a very cheap price second hand from a chef.
Slightly more than a Tojiro.
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