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Invert Damascus Siblings

Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:20 am

Just received facelift - Yoshikane Damascus SLD 210mm Gyuto & 150mm Petty.

..by SA knifemaker Gareth Bull.

Man, I have yet to find a knife with such superb geometry - far from a laser, but glides through everything with no stiction.

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Thx for stopping by.

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Re: Invert Damascus Siblings

Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:02 am

Man, I like the way those look together!! The Inverted Handles look slick.

Re: Invert Damascus Siblings

Tue Oct 30, 2012 11:58 am

Oh dear...

Re: Invert Damascus Siblings

Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:52 am

very nice!

Re: Invert Damascus Siblings

Thu Nov 01, 2012 3:49 pm

That is a pretty slick combo. Beautiful.

Re: Invert Damascus Siblings

Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:33 pm

Man those handles are slick. I hope the Richmond damascus is a close relative in capabilities to you Kaneheros.

Re: Invert Damascus Siblings

Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:42 pm

CGFS wrote:Man those handles are slick. I hope the Richmond damascus is a close relative in capabilities to you Kaneheros.


Both my units are Yoshikane SLD (SKD11) series @ 64 Rc - also thinner than the average Yoshikane.

I believe it is totally different from the CKTG units - also plenty $$$$$ more!

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Re: Invert Damascus Siblings

Sat Nov 03, 2012 1:20 pm

Miswrote meant Yoshikane. I guess I'm just more hoping that they carry over some of the positive aspects.

Re: Invert Damascus Siblings

Sun Nov 04, 2012 8:10 am

ROOK <> I really dig the inverse Damascus above & below the shinogi. In concert with the inverse handles... beautiful design & attention to detail. My favorite facet though is the rise of the shinogi at the tip end leaving that atypically large bevel.

Re: Invert Damascus Siblings

Sun Nov 04, 2012 12:23 pm

I would ask what these cost all said and done but am scared to know as I likely will never be able to afford them.
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