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  1. May 4, 2019 #1

    Andrei

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    Hi, my name is Andrei and I from Russia.
    Greetings to all who have come to my topic, here I want to show some of my works, and I hope you will be interested to see them. My knives can and should even be criticized:). This increases my skill level ;)
    This is my last job, which for me was very interesting.
    Blade - 230/75 / 3.5mm. Stainless steel sanmai with vanadis10 64HRC center layer
    The hilt is stabilized Karelian birch and horn of a buffalo, saya Lao polysander, pin is also made of the horn of water buffalo.
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    Compared with my standard nakiri, dlabe 190/55 / 3mm.
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  2. May 4, 2019 #2

    osakajoe

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    What kind of grind is that? Is the blade a lefty?
    What’s with the over grind exposing the core in the middle top?
     
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  3. May 4, 2019 #3

    Andrei

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    S- grind.
    This is a right handed knife.
    Because of the S-shaped geometry of the blade, the central layer was exposed. But the best geometry of the blade can be seen in the photo from the side of the heel of the knife. Today I will make a video of how this blade works.
     
  4. May 4, 2019 #4

    Andrei

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  5. May 5, 2019 #5

    osakajoe

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    I see. I have no experience with grinding an S-grind and haven’t ever used one before.

    Wish I could offer more feedback besides that it looks good. Maybe someone has more experience with those kind of grinds.
     
  6. May 6, 2019 #6

    Andrei

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    Thank.
    It is difficult to draw any conclusions from the photo and vedio; I’ve cut this knife for the first time in the video; for me it’s not the usual blade size.
     
  7. May 6, 2019 #7

    cheflarge

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    Andrei's grinds are amazing!!!
     
  8. May 6, 2019 #8

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    Is that a carrot in the video!? What a beast!

    Knife looks awesome too.
     
  9. May 6, 2019 #9

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    I have a few of Andrei's knives and his grinds are excellent. He also works with a lot of interesting steels, for those of us that are adventurous with steels. Would love to try vanadis 10, 8 and that class of steels.

    Andrei is also great to work with.
     
  10. May 7, 2019 #10

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    Vielen Dank für Ihre freundlichen Worte :)
     
  11. May 7, 2019 #11

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    Wow, that is one thin tip! Did you laminate it yourself or have you been so lucky to find a source for laminated stainless besides vg10?
     
  12. May 7, 2019 #12

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    Love it! How much does it weigh? Curious what type steel you use when not stainless?
     
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    Vanadis 10 is not stainless, just the cladding is stainless. Andrei will tell you himself, I am sure, but he uses many different steels. I have his m390, T1 core with stainless cladding, cronidur 30 (also known as LC200N). I've also seen him use niolox, 52100 equivalent, 440c equivelent, REX-121 core with stainless cladding, D6 equivalent core, etc
     
  14. May 7, 2019 #14

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    I have the same steels (from Andrei) in addition to P9 high speed steel which I just received. Have been anything but disappointed!
     
  15. May 7, 2019 #15

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    P9/R9 looks interesting from the composition stand point. Half the tungsten of T1/R18 and twice the vanadium, probably a more balanced composition for a gyuto, should be tougher. How hard is it?
     
  16. May 7, 2019 #16

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    Looks great, that is a really BIG nakiri, almost caidao size.
     
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    61. Was really intrigued by "high speed" as in comparison to "Jin"
     
  18. May 12, 2019 #18

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    Beautiful work! I like how the core starts to expose in the hollow. Kinda diggin it.

    Jay
     
  19. May 12, 2019 #19

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    Andrei is great to work with. I have a couple of his blades and love them. Shipping from Russia can be a pain sometimes. ;);)
     
  20. May 13, 2019 #20

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    With postal services of different countries, different unpleasant situations happen, but from my experience, mail of countries
    Europe works best of all.
     
  21. May 14, 2019 #21

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    Hi Andre - great to see you posting here! Love my Niolox BTW!

    I will definitely 2nd, 3rd or 4th that Andrei is fantastic to work with and F&F is awesome. :)

    TjA
     
  22. May 14, 2019 #22

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    That nakiri is a hell of a cutter!
    Ps. That gotta be the biggest carrot I've seen in my life wft
     
  23. May 14, 2019 #23

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    Thank you, I am glad that the knife continues to please you.:)
     
  24. May 14, 2019 #24

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    I specifically bought the largest carrot I could find, since from the very beginning it was clear that I would cut a small carrot easily.
     

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