Hand Chiseled Kanji

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    NO ChoP!

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    Seems to be a dying art, as so many of the "new style" knives are going to some form of etching or stamp.

    Discussion is, anyone else a big fan of well done chiseled kanji? Also, any favorite makers who are still doing it? Who's is the nicest? Plus, anyone know of any western makers giving it a go?
     
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    Zweber12

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    Big fan of hand chiseled kanji, images like below attest to that.

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    Love hand chiseled kanji. Interested in OPs last question, any western makers giving it a go?
     
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    Isasmedjan (IG handle) is doing something similar but with runes, I think it's very interesting
     
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    Yes please. I think many makers are still hand chiseling kanji or at least using a combination. Stamped one side, hand done the other eg the Konosukes, Hitohira etc. Personally I like it when 5 year olds are chiseling away......;)
     
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    I think this is a great idea and sort of personalizes the blade in a nice way. Can't think of any Western makers doing hand chiseling. Most seem to do DC electro-etching. Think Catcheside, Comet, Tsourkan and the like
     

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