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 Post subject: 4 more done!!
PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2014 1:24 pm 
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Nenox Gyuto with Spalted Pecan handle, stainless and Mosaic pin and black/white/black liner:
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Masamoto 270mm suji with purplish stabilized burl handle, 3/16" Mosaic pins, also has the 3 layer liner, too:
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Closeup of the purple handle:
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Hiromoto Honyaki 270mm Suji with Giraffe Bone handle, Mosaic pins and black/white/black liner:
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Hiromoto AS 270mm Gyuto, Giraffe bone, Mosaics and liner:
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All 4 handles:
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All 4 knives:
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 Post subject: Re: 4 more done!!
PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2014 1:28 pm 

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Nice work, Tim! I like them all. The 3-layer liner looks very sophisticated, and I love that spalted pecan . . .


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 Post subject: Re: 4 more done!!
PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2014 9:22 pm 

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Nice! Looking forward :-)


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 Post subject: Re: 4 more done!!
PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2014 9:48 pm 

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What did you think of the Hiromoto Honyaki? Its White #2?

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 Post subject: Re: 4 more done!!
PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2014 11:10 pm 
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The Honyaki is nicely ground and has a visible temper line. It took a bit longer to sharpen than White steels normally do, but it still felt nice on the stones. Handle is fairly narrow, but other than that, it looks like a nice blade!


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 Post subject: Re: 4 more done!!
PostPosted: Thu May 29, 2014 12:01 am 
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Great looking polish on those handles!



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 Post subject: Re: 4 more done!!
PostPosted: Thu May 29, 2014 2:49 am 
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The purple is killer. Might be one of the best purple handles I've seen. Always feel like purple handles get no love.



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 Post subject: Re: 4 more done!!
PostPosted: Thu May 29, 2014 5:07 am 
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Just beautiful Tim!



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 Post subject: Re: 4 more done!!
PostPosted: Thu May 29, 2014 7:56 am 

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+1 on the purple handle. It's not the sort of thing I would ever buy or commission, but as a gift I would probably think it was the best thing on earth.


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 Post subject: Re: 4 more done!!
PostPosted: Fri May 30, 2014 9:52 am 
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Yeah, in the pics it's a bit more purple than it is in real life for some reason? Looks nice though! Customer ordered the block for me to use, so I used it!


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