Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:04 pm
Kanji, especially if it is cheaper for you to do so. Most people would like their Japanese-style knives to look Japanese.
Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:31 pm
SteveG wrote:Perhaps Mark could see if the maker would engrave traditional Kanji on one side and use the chisel to engrave some simple version of the Richmond logo on the other side. Maybe an "R" with the wedge knife blade component next to, or under the "R". This would save Mark from sending them to Lamson as another step on the process.
I like this Idea. Like Konosuke HD. Have the Kanji, then MR (Mark Richmond) below or RK (Richmond Knives).
Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:33 pm
Yeah, I think that's the best of both worlds.....Kanji and an "MR" or "Richmond" or some such.
Represents that it's a Japanese made knife, with Richmond roots.
Mon Apr 29, 2013 1:20 pm
Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:43 pm
How about kanji and a 'chop' similar to Al Mar Knives?
Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:55 pm
I truly respect the point Mckemaus makes, and agree in that your logo is very important as you have worked hard to build your brand. On the other hand, the respect I have for the actual blacksmith is of the utmost.
All things considered, as you are trying to cut costs, I think Kanji w/an addition of an "RK" or "Richmond" engraving would be nice. Like how the "INOX" is engraved below the Tadatsuna Kanji.
Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:20 pm
I think makers Kanji on one side. Richmond Logo on the other.
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