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Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:05 am

Hi Mark

New to your site but probably a loaded question but thinking about getting a couple of knives. Looking for a good everyday knife and a special blue/white steel knife. My moms japanese and I'm channeling my inner japanese roots. Read up on Keijiro Doi and his stuff sounds amazing but seems to have limited knives left. Any suggestions but looking for a knife that can hold an edge long and be used for meats and vegetables. I've also been practicing sharpening so I can make sure not to mess up the blade.



Re: Doi

Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:12 am

Doi made great knives but they were mostly traditional single beveled knives.

Gyutos are better all purpose knives than yanagis and debas and unfortunately Doi did not make them to my knowledge.

I think this knife by Takayuki and made in Sakai would be a great knife for you: http://www.chefknivestogo.com/sata24wa.html

Re: Doi

Sat Jan 04, 2014 2:49 pm

Thanks Mark

This definitely looks great. I was originally thinking of the hiromoto gyuto as an everyday knife but this one looks amazing- will more than likely go with that one. Still wanted to also get a traditional forged knife at some point as well but understand can be difficult to maintain. Any suggestions for that as well. Thanks.
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