I just wish he'd leave normal handles on the good stuff...I guess I’m coming from the perspective of ‘guy who already has most the boxes checked’, so I can see where it’s useful to a lot of people. I haven’t needed ‘bangers’ in a looooong time. So that leaves the category of knives that I look at now are probably among the slimmest out there. No harm of course meant to Koki, and he still does have some pretty sweet stuff.
I think that one was sold by Tosho a while ago.Sign of things to come? Jiro Kitaeji kiridashi. But for such an expensive piece I would have expected perfection. Separation of lamination is disappointing.
Yes, lot more pics here.I think that one was sold by Tosho a while ago.
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I’m here for the damn support groupLikewise. The timing ended up terribly on this one
Ya I am right there with you. In my heart I feel like $900 for any knife is overkill (for me - chef, user). And I’m also currently v underemployed so that is ultimately the determining factorI’ve never seen a shig just sitting there. Almost makes me want to buy it. Almost
Exactly. Now if it was a 270mm for that price, I would have come up with a 1000 excuses to rationalize it.Ya I am right there with you. In my heart I feel like $900 for any knife is overkill (for me - chef, user). And I’m also currently v underemployed so that is ultimately the determining factor