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by J david
Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Pass Arounds
Topic: Black Lotus Knives
Replies: 165
Views: 39004

Re: Black Lotus Knives

I have the knife. I am out of town until Tuesday so I won't be able to work with it until then.
by J david
Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heat Treatment
Replies: 36
Views: 617

Re: Heat Treatment

We are trespassing on a sacred ground here. I'll offer my .02 and hope I don't offend anyone. The only way to reliably and repeatedly harden to a specific HRC is to follow a recipe for a specific steel in quenching and annealing using laboratory equipment to ensure temperatures and times are exactly...
by J david
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Pass Arounds
Topic: Black Lotus Knives
Replies: 165
Views: 39004

Re: Black Lotus Knives

Eagerly awaiting.
by J david
Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Take my money.
Replies: 4
Views: 252

Re: Take my money.

I have a custom.

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by J david
Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Shohonyama Awase Toishi Pass Around
Replies: 44
Views: 4645

Re: Shohonyama Awase Toishi Pass Around

I'm finished testing the stone. Who is next? Please PM your address and I'll get the stone on the way. Review is coming soon. I did some polishing with the stone and have some pics to share.
by J david
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Shohonyama Awase Toishi Pass Around
Replies: 44
Views: 4645

Re: Shohonyama Awase Toishi Pass Around

I have the stone. I barely started to polish a knife when my wife politely reminded me that I had more important things to attend to. It showed some promise in the short time I worked with it. I will finish testing in the next couple of days and report back.
by J david
Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS: Sayas
Replies: 2
Views: 377

Re: WTS: Sayas

#3 is sold
by J david
Sat Oct 26, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS: Tansu, Toyama, Mizuno
Replies: 10
Views: 2348

Re: WTS: Tansu, Toyama, Mizuno

Last bump for the Tansu @ $750. If it's not sold by Monday I'm keeping it.
by J david
Sat Oct 26, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Fujiwara FKM honesuki - SOLD!
Replies: 3
Views: 305

Re: WTS: Fujiwara FKM honesuki

SOLD thanks CKTG
by J david
Sat Oct 26, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Fujiwara FKM honesuki - SOLD!
Replies: 3
Views: 305

Re: WTS: Fujiwara FKM honesuki

SPF
by J david
Sat Oct 26, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS: Sayas
Replies: 2
Views: 377

Re: WTS: Sayas

#2 240 is sold
by J david
Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS: Sayas
Replies: 2
Views: 377

WTS: Sayas

I have 3 extra sayas sitting around. No pins for any of them. $20 each shipped, 2 for $35, all 3 for $50. #1 will fit up to a 330 yanigiba #2 is for a 240 gyuto (I think it came with a TF)(~54mm height internal) #3 is for a 270 gyuto (~57mm height internal) https://i.imgur.com/h0iVIr8.jpg https://i....
by J david
Sat Oct 26, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Fujiwara FKM honesuki - SOLD!
Replies: 3
Views: 305

Fujiwara FKM honesuki - SOLD!

For your consideration, a Fujiwara FKM honesuki. I bought this knife used as a gift for a friend. He liked his other boner better so I'm selling for him. Normal signs of use including horizontal scratch marks along the blade. $40 shipped domestic SOLD https://i.imgur.com/jToDLYR.jpg https://i.imgur....
by J david
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Tanaka 240mm Nashiji blue gyuto - SOLD!
Replies: 2
Views: 440

Re: SOLD Tanaka 240mm Nashiji blue gyuto

SOLD
by J david
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Tanaka 240mm Nashiji blue gyuto - SOLD!
Replies: 2
Views: 440

Tanaka 240mm Nashiji blue gyuto - SOLD!

For your consideration, a blue 2 Tanaka nashiji 240mm gyuto from K&S. This is the normal offering with improved fit and finish, not the "lite" version. It has the rounded spine and eased choil. I have full progression sharpened it once and just touched it up on a natural a few times since. This is a...
by J david
Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Ikeda 270 yanigiba special blue suminagashi - SOLD!
Replies: 4
Views: 355

Ikeda 270 yanigiba special blue suminagashi - SOLD!

For your consideration, a nice Ikeda suminagashi in a no longer made blue steel. I purchased this knife from a reputable retailer in Japan a couple of years ago and have never used it. I did polish the Kiriba on natural bench stones and can tell you it is very even and easy to polish. I'm selling be...
by J david
Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Shohonyama Awase Toishi Pass Around
Replies: 44
Views: 4645

Re: Shohonyama Awase Toishi Pass Around

I think it's me, Dan. PM sent.