Hi, I should buy a new knife but I need you suggest to do the best choise! Thanks LOCATION What country are you in? Italy KNIFE TYPE What type of knife are you interested in? Nakiri knife and maybe a small petty Are you right or left handed? Left handed Are you interested in a Western handle or Japanese handle? Both, but I like a little bit more Western handle. What length of knife (blade) are you interested in (in inches or millimeters)? From 16 to 18 cm Do you require a stainless knife? (Yes or no) Stainless cladding and non-stainless core What is your absolute maximum budget for your knife? Around 200€ both, but the most of budget is for Nakiri KNIFE USE Do you primarily intend to use this knife at home or a professional environment? Home What are the main tasks you primarily intend to use the knife for (e.g., slicing vegetables, chopping vegetables, mincing vegetables, slicing meats, cutting down poultry, breaking poultry bones, filleting fish, trimming meats, etc.)? Nakiri: slicing and chopping vegetable Petty: trimming meats and filleting fish What knife, if any, are you replacing? Just sold Victorinox santoku What improvements do you want from your current knife? If you are not replacing a knife, please identify as many characteristics identified below in parentheses that you would like this knife to have.) Heavier and harder knife Edge Retention (i.e., length of time you want the edge to last without sharpening)? As many time as to improve my sharpening skill KNIFE MAINTENANCE Do you use a bamboo, wood, rubber, or synthetic cutting board? (Yes or no.) Bamboo or wood Do you sharpen your own knives? (Yes or no.) I'll try... If not, are you interested in learning how to sharpen your knives? (Yes or no.) Yes Are you interested in purchasing sharpening products for your knives? (Yes or no.) I already have cheap sharpening stone SPECIAL REQUESTS/COMMENTS I found this one http://www.knivesandstones.com/sentan-kaigann-sld-semi-stainless-nakiri-170mm/ but I don't know if it's a good choise Thanks for your help!!