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by CosmoKramer
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Should you sharpen your new knife out of the box?
Replies: 13
Views: 521

Re: Should you sharpen your new knife out of the box?

Thanks for the feedback, all.
by CosmoKramer
Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Should you sharpen your new knife out of the box?
Replies: 13
Views: 521

Should you sharpen your new knife out of the box?

Makoto AS Gyuto I've used it several times for veges. Should I have sharpened it out of the box? I know honing rods seem a bit frowned upon here (ceramic seems an OK option, but using a high grit stone for practice is encouraged). What should I do? Also, how do I need to soak an Imanishi 1k/6k stone...
by CosmoKramer
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made my first CKTG purchase, Makoto 210mm AS Ryusei Gyuto
Replies: 8
Views: 302

Made my first CKTG purchase, Makoto 210mm AS Ryusei Gyuto

So on my home chef journey I started over a decade ago, my first purchase was a "good" chefs knife. I went with a JA Henckels $150 8" chefs knife. It's a durable beast that I thought held and kept a decent edge and was thick enough to take a pounding. It was fine. Through the years, people have reco...