I'll post what I have when I get home. I was told the double beveled gyutos, pettys, and such were available direct. He didn't tell me anything...
Yeah, he forges the billet himself. His kitchen knives are nice and thin with good profiles.
You should definitely check him out. Fit and finish is top tier and prices are reasonable. There was a bit of a language barrier, but the...
I love some good v2
Yep. That would make me buy one.
Cool stuff from a talented young lady who just graduated high school. [ATTACH][ATTACH]
Some really cool knives from Argentina. [ATTACH][ATTACH]
These knives are from Takeshi Iwai. His style is really heavy spines ground to a thin edge using blue 2 and blue super. I picked up a 150 magaki...
Some other things of interest. Here is a beautiful Damascus integral from Stephan Fowler at a killer price[ATTACH]
Here is the Tansu I picked up. Thanks Mert.
250mm x 60mm. V2[ATTACH][ATTACH][ATTACH]
Got the Tansu I was after! Doing the Snoopy happy dance!
I like my 210 funayuki for anything other than board work and bigger fish bones. The edge is quite delicate even with a decent micro bevel. I...
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Tansu, Spake, Fowler, and some traditional Japanese makers that are not well known around here have all been there in the past. I will be...
Sounds too reasonable to actually work. The traditional Japanese knife business model might be a bit antiquated for today's digital market....
This can't possibly go well.
It only means there is no kanji. I've had to specify kanji on some blades ordered from a Japanese vendor otherwise they would arrive unengraved.
And she didn't have to lie to do it.
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