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I own 7 Watanabe knives, an eighth is on its way. None of them had a coat. In fact, I've only had 3 knives coated in all my knife career (2...
You sound like my girlfriend...
Why? A dull knife is a great excuse to buy a new one! :rolleyes:
Buy from JKI, these guys know their business! That being said, Gesshin Ginga. Nothing more to say.
WTB a 210 or 240 yanagiba from Konosuke with ebony/horn handle.
Have 3 knives to offer (Toyama iron-clad gyutos in 210 and 270 length, and a...
Userfriendly is his term for a knife between the laser and workhorse ends of knife spectrums.
Send both to Robin, make him exchange the handles and sell the KU to me then. I can come by and pick it up anytime!
Dimensions of the 270 are 274/59/255g.
Here you go, choil shots of the 270:
I would also consider an outright sale if no one has a 270 iron-clad Watanabe or trade against...
Where is the LOVE button? „Like“ is not enough!!!
I’d still contact Jon @JKI... I am sure he will check mails!
Nothing more to say! preizzo is a fantastic guy!
I'd buy locally whatever available at JKI.
Another option is
Mazaki 150 petty:...
...totally dig the copper pins. Don't see those often!
I recently purchased my 4th Carter Muteki, my 2nd from Taylor. Can only recommend this knife line if the profile fits one‘s preferences. GLWS!
Off the shelf: Watanabe or Toyama. Any time.
Custom: Kamon, Kippington. Different, very different. But both are fantastic.
Here‘s a family portrait:
the title says it all, I am looking to trade my Toyama 270 wa-gyuto (iron-clad) against its twin Watanabe 270 wa-gyuto (iron-clad) in an...
FWIW, I have a Blue#1 Ikeda as well, fantastic knife. GLWS!!!
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