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Good choice. Enjoy
The shibata is hollow ground (concaved) and performs as you would expect a laser to. Pick based on what profile you like. Does carbon have the...
where did you grab your skd from?
Tanaka Nashiji has no distal taper. May be a deal breaker for you.
up for it if still available
oh **** I missed this
woah shig chuka
what a find! Indeed a Tanaka - 紅秀之作. Do post specs and sizing when you receive it. 160USD never seen a “chuka” at that price
That is right, iron clad is a pain in the ass in summer. very considerate
UK is pretty chilled, as long as you say it’s a (chef knife) gift for a birthday under £39 there shouldn’t be too much messing around
Ah nice, then maybe gift to Sweden is the way to go? Even if you mark it as a gift to the UK, it has to be below £39. No clue about the receipt
I think EU VAT can be exempted if you say the knife is worth less than £39, has anyone tried this before? I’m from Cambridge, UK btw. Thanks!
Definitely up for it if it makes its way to the UK!
1.5 meter Oroshi Hocho
it’s so thin that food release is a tradeoff
that’s unusual, normally Kenji’s stuff should be pretty good. If you think the flavour is lacking then try making your own reduced beef/veal stock...
Did you manage to get through it? I found it dense af, lists upon lists of ingredients
I have the 5 volume modernist cuisine with me. if you PM me your email I can send it over via google drive
Mainly going to be re-learning how to sharpen, learning how to flatten bevels and polish nicely.
and of course a Takamura petty, and...
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