Thanks for the welcome back, and I'm glad you're up to your usual personal attacks. Given that you don't know my circumstances (or anything about...
I bought the knife in question, if you're curious about what you missed out on :D
The blade did need a slight polish on the spine, but this was a...
I'm full of sit.
"Lighter than air" + "no pressure or force required" to cut, huh? Dang!
I have the Konosuke Fujiyama Honesuki in Shirogami #2. I haven't measured it, but it seems to have a -slight- curve. Works beautifully!
Locally made (Oregon) extra dry saké. Perfect for spring!
Frater_Decus in Portland, OR checking in. Also, I am back from the dead!
Jon from JKI made a post about that awhile back, I'll see if I can drag it up.
Edit: Looks like it was Dave:
"100/0 (single bevel) ...
Sage advice! I'd also add "there is no such thing as a 50/50 bevel on a Japanese knife."
As previously noted, I have the Murata --
It is fully hand-hammered so there are actually pronounced hammer indentations in the kuro uchi finish,...
Was that thing rehandled? I went through the entire Kikuichi product line and was unable to find a handle match, or any mention of a "DP GOLD"...
That's a Kikuichi.
Choppin' though bones, near as I can tell! Here's the description from KF of that image:
"The knife at the top is something I am going to call a...
Check out the Takeo Murata 210mm Kuro Uchi wa-gyuto on EE:
I use mine every day, and...
That's what SHE said! :rofl2:
But seriously, those are awesome beater knives. Cheap, too!
Real ladies use CCK knives!
Pharmakon @ Beacon Sound, Portland, OR, June 22, 2013 -- but she is relatively unknown.
Swans @ Hawthorne Theater, Portland, OR September 8th, 2012
I used my Takeo Murata 210mm kuro uchi wa-gyuto as a slicer, parallel as well - worked beautifully!
You should be able to get those scratches out with a finishing stone or a sandpaper progression.
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