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Just thought I'd share a couple pics of the new and improved kit for the house.

New 14 x 24 walnut board from Dave + Kikuichi TKC 240 (forced patina). Both board and gyuto are top-notch and definitely make cooking at home way more fun.



New Shaptons (1000 + 4000) and a homemade leather strop loaded with chromium oxide. I'm still getting the hang of the correct stropping angle....seems like sometimes I nail it and other times I roll the edge off :(.



New Dickoron polished hone. This seems to be only useful the first couple of times that honing is needed just after sharping on the stones. I tried to use it at work after long prep sessions and it wasn't effective at all....I'm not sure how long I'll keep it to be honest.



Lastly, a new magnetic holder. $12 and works well. Now I just need a few more knives to fill it up :biggrin:

 

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NICE!!

Love the choice of board! Damn!! Dave really makes some great boards. Nice patina Guyto! AND NICE KITCHEN :)
 
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The board is crazy awesome, you can really see Dave's attention to detail. I'm 3 second "wowed" every time I look at it. Glad I didn't go budget on this. Thanks oivind_dahle!
 

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New Dickoron polished hone. This seems to be only useful the first couple of times that honing is needed just after sharping on the stones. I tried to use it at work after long prep sessions and it wasn't effective at all....I'm not sure how long I'll keep it to be honest.

At least it says "Dick Polish" on it...that counts for something...right?
 
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