Flooded knife shop?Where is he finding these basket cases
It originated in the Kansai (Ōsaka) region of Japan and it is often preferred to the square-ended Usuba’s from the Kanto (Tokyo) region because the curved tip is more versatile. It is particularly useful for precision cutting and decorative cutting techniques.www.ebay.com
Originally the funayuki was designed as a multipurpose knife for use on fishing boats. Several features common to funayukis are- a fairly flat blade profile with relatively little belly, a short, handy size, and the knife may or may not be single bevel.www.ebay.com
Did it come in a brand new "slightly weathered" *cough*waterdamaged*cough* knife box?This guess would have made perfect sense for the one I got from him. Under all the deep rust and pitting, there were absolutely no traces of the knife ever being used. Not even sharpened. Does that count as BNIB?
One postman to another: ”This is a rusty fish weapon from Japan. It seems unused and there’s no box. Is This a declaration of war?”I can imagine the look on the postal workers face looking at it all boxless
Wow, you turned it into the Swedish flag. I will follow your excellent recipe for Swedish flag pizza patina step by step and report back.