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Konosuke Fujiyama White #2 Custom Gyuto 240mm

Wed Mar 06, 2013 10:23 pm

This beauty is a real stunner and I hate to part ways with it, but I need to free up funds for a larger gyuto.
Gently used on an end grain cutting board.
Has a nice patina with low re-activity and a fantastic distal taper (starts at about 3mm and quickly drops). Handle is made from Ambonia Burl and has a nickle silver end cap and spacer along with an Ebony ferrule.
Comes with a Nenox saya and fatwood pin.

$480 new without saya..I'm asking $300 shipped priority in U.S. Payable by paypal or USPS Money order. I'll ship the day following receipt of payment. Thanks for looking.

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001 by macmiddlebrooks, on Flickr

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003 by macmiddlebrooks, on Flickr

Re: Konosuke Fujiyama White #2 Custom Gyuto 240mm

Thu Mar 07, 2013 3:45 am

PM Sent

Re: Konosuke Fujiyama White #2 Custom Gyuto 240mm

Thu Mar 07, 2013 7:09 am

Sold to my new friend in Texas!

Re: Konosuke Fujiyama White #2 Custom Gyuto 240mm

Thu Mar 07, 2013 5:02 pm

Nice deal for you both! Well done.

If I hadn't just ponied up for a couple of other knives I would have been all over this one.

Re: Konosuke Fujiyama White #2 Custom Gyuto 240mm

Thu Mar 07, 2013 5:11 pm

Awesome to see such nice cutlery moving around! That was a really nice grab, TX.:mrgreen:

Re: Konosuke Fujiyama White #2 Custom Gyuto 240mm

Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:49 pm

Been holding out for a White #1 Fuji but just couldn't let this one go by...
Pleasure awaits!

Re: Konosuke Fujiyama White #2 Custom Gyuto 240mm

Thu Mar 07, 2013 9:51 pm

STEEL <> I hear ya! I just recently acquired a Carter a couple months ago, and the shirogami is really indescribable. After working with it, I decided I have to try another shirogami to see how others forge stack up. I wanna see if Carter San is really "all that" because honestly, said knife is really un-phucking believable, and you have no idea how hard it is for me to say that! ;)

I originally saw this post almost immediately upon its genesis & was gonna jump on it, but then I saw the burl handle which I don't do... they're just too "pretty" for me. I was so psyched & then so bummed - all within seconds! :(

Anyhow, super glad you're happy!

Re: Konosuke Fujiyama White #2 Custom Gyuto 240mm

Thu Mar 07, 2013 10:30 pm

MELAMPUS<>Mr. Middlebrooks has a few really nice looking Carters... Sounds like they're cutting machines! Which other shirogami are you thinking of?

Re: Konosuke Fujiyama White #2 Custom Gyuto 240mm

Thu Mar 07, 2013 10:48 pm

MELAMPUS<> And I'll count myself lucky that you don't like the pretty shoes! Phew!

Re: Konosuke Fujiyama White #2 Custom Gyuto 240mm

Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:03 am

STEEL <> It's not that I don't like them; its that I like them too much... I'd treat it like a Queen & never use the knife.

As for Shirogami, the only choice w/Mark - of which I try to give all my business - is the Konosuke Fujiyama (of which I take issue with the ebony) or the laminated Fujiwara Nashiji. I have one or two other high-ticket knives I'm looking to add to my kit first so I have no problem taking my time waiting to see what I've yet to at other markets I browse (masters, blue, woodworker, corn, mutual, epic, JC, frames, etc). BUT... I always look for good used deals here.
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