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 Post subject: Re: 4 more again!
PostPosted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 4:42 pm 
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I realized I forgot to add the rest of the pics of Mel's Suke! His Suisin Inox Honyaki also guest stars since that is what I based the handle off of! IIRC, I did some trimming down of the handle after these pics so it matched better lengthwise.
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 Post subject: Re: 4 more again!
PostPosted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 11:08 pm 
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I wouldn't turn that Honyaki away! :ugeek: ;)



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 Post subject: Re: 4 more again!
PostPosted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 11:30 pm 

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Out of curiosity, did you etch then polish the Suk as well?



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 Post subject: Re: 4 more again!
PostPosted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 4:48 am 
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I didn't do anything to the Suke blade except have the tang welded a bit longer and lean up and round the machi area a bit. That was how the blade came to me; very high polish!


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 Post subject: Re: 4 more again!
PostPosted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 7:38 am 

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OK, I've been waiting for these -- really stunning and I love the Suisan handles to pattern after!


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 Post subject: Re: 4 more again!
PostPosted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 7:36 pm 
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I'm so anxious for you to do a few knives for me but I'm still probably a few months out before the funds will be cleared by the boss, I mean wife! I love that suji you did for me and my mother wigged off that ITK bread knife you did that I gave her.



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 Post subject: Re: 4 more again!
PostPosted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 8:03 pm 
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Yeah, my handle has a bit more taper to it and more rounding at the front and back, but it's pretty close in the other dimensions!


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Is it just me or are the ferrules on these longer than usual? The proportions on both look different than I am used to, but that's a great looking handle all the same.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 8:34 pm 
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The suisin inox honyaki handle does have a longer ferrule than most other knives.


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 Post subject: Re: 4 more again!
PostPosted: Sun Jul 20, 2014 11:21 pm 
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Fantastic job Tim, looks great.


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