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by Fkrow
Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Extra Thick Stones
Replies: 12
Views: 501

Re: Extra Thick Stones

One additional advantage of extra thickness is when a stone gets worn to 70-80% of origional thickness, it has a tendency to crack into pieces. We get some what longer total abrasive use from thicker stones.

Regards,
FK
by Fkrow
Sun Apr 21, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Knife Knowledge, Skills, Technique and Care
Topic: first time sharpening “good” steel
Replies: 15
Views: 1467

Re: first time sharpening “good” steel

One technique that took me a long time to understand is the amount of pressure on the knife will greatly affect the burr size. When starting on a dull knife we have a tendency to use high or moderate downward force on the blade, this makes a larger heavy burr which is sometimes difficult to remove. ...
by Fkrow
Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Knife Knowledge, Skills, Technique and Care
Topic: Using a deba on lobsters
Replies: 10
Views: 563

Re: Using a deba on lobsters

I have an older Tojiro DP 240mm Western Deba that is great for lobsters.
At 15.8 oz it easily parts heavy shells.

Regards,
Fkrow