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Is the Yusuke the standard W#2? Or is it Extra hard, extra thick, or extra thin? Or any combo of those?
I love this idea. I agree you can find them the old fashioned way, but it can be clunky at times remembering where things are.
Bernal has a heavy and tall cleaver as well, and doesn’t have the stupid heel/choil thing going on...
I need to get my hands on some of this "Knifeahol"
Beautiful! Carbon or Semi?
I bet you could chat with Jon about it.
I had a chance to handle some of the White #1 series. IMPOSSIBLY thin.
@stringer is on point here regarding Finger Guards and Bolsters
+1 Machi is the step not the gap.
My Konosuke HD and Gesshin Ginga have a machi,...
Agreed. As far as ease of use balsa is way easier. Hell I could use one of my knives to shape balsa haha
+1 to this.
I tend to use Basswood as it is a bit more sturdy. I’ve even carved out a few two piece ones. But the 3 piece is much quicker than...
It appears Toshihiro Wakui still shows on the brand list, but no products are listed.
What a shame!
Balut actually tastes pretty damn ordinary. Its more the cartilage-y crunch and occasional feather that is weird.
Super fun thread. Thanks OP!
Just like WildBoar, my girlfriend and I are both into cooking, and combined 2 fully stocked kitchens when we moved...
I think were gonna get into the "What does 'workhorse' mean to you" conversation.
As a home cook, Id argue middleweights are perfect daily...
I'm pretty much the same as many of those above. I love cooking, and knives have been an interest to me most of my life. Japanese knives not only...
Wakui sounds like it’d fit the bill.
Can be found at many places. Most stainless clad but can also be found in. Carbon clad.
My Ginga is like 203. The length isn’t what gets me, it’s the heel height. I love the knife, it’s just more effectively a short suji, or line...
Always saw this as a decent gyuto, but passed on it as there wasnt much price difference between this and a Gesshin Ginga.
Thinner, and better...
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