Patina photos

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Re: Patina photos

Post by MisoSatisfried » Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:53 pm

Lepus wrote:
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That Yahiko is incredible. The patina looks painted on.
I'm afraid to use it again as I doubt it's even remotely stable and I'll lose it.
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Re: Patina photos

Post by limpet » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:19 pm

Yoshiaki Fujiwara Sujihiki 270.


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Re: Patina photos

Post by MisoSatisfried » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:53 pm

That's awesome Limpet!
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Re: Patina photos

Post by pd7077 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:44 pm

Mizuno KS profile W#2 Honyaki after making a huge batch of pico de gallo. This is by far the coolest patina that I have ever gotten!!!

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Re: Patina photos

Post by yg420 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:16 pm

Look great! Love Mizunos hamon!

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Re: Patina photos

Post by MisoSatisfried » Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:22 am

Nice Steve, I'm loving it too!
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Re: Patina photos

Post by jdbennett101 » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:14 am

Wow! That is sweet!

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Re: Patina photos

Post by ashy2classy » Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:17 pm

Both Mazakis...

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Re: Patina photos

Post by MisoSatisfried » Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:38 pm

Awesome, I'd be really interested in your thoughts of the KU mazaki! It's been on my list for a bit here, but I haven't heard a single review on it yet.
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Re: Patina photos

Post by ashy2classy » Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:23 pm

MisoSatisfried wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:38 pm
Awesome, I'd be really interested in your thoughts of the KU mazaki! It's been on my list for a bit here, but I haven't heard a single review on it yet.
For reference, the migaki is 220mm (220 edge) and the KU is 210mm (214 edge).

When the knife arrived, I was stunned. It was thin behind the edge (thinner than the migaki - cleancut says in general they're thicker than the migaki series) and the KU was unreal. But after some comparison, I've come to enjoy the migaki more. The extra length and heft balances just right for me versus the slightly shorter blade length and lighter weight of the KU. But the KU is a fantastic performer. A breeze to use with just about everything I've thrown at it. Some may think the KU will cause drag when going through product - not in my experience. It just slips through almost everything. If you like a tall, flat profile, you'll be happy with a Mazaki.

I HIGHLY recommend either, depending on your taste in finish. Both are extremely good values. The fact that Mazaki worked with and still works with Kato comes through. For a knife that costs just over 2 bills, I'd have to say these are hard to beat. A 240/250 will cost a bit more, but it's definitely worth it.

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Re: Patina photos

Post by AlbuquerqueDan » Sat May 05, 2018 3:39 pm

Mazaki 240 after a quick edge touch-up on an asagi. Thought it looked cool.
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Re: Patina photos

Post by Jeff B » Sun May 06, 2018 12:03 am

Got an email from Christofer at Cleancut yesterday and he quoted me a Mazaki 250mm Migaki for 1976 SEK shipped(roughly $225-230 depending on exchange rate). He said that he is expecting Mazaki knives to be back in stock at Cleancut before the end of the month and he would send me a payment link when they arrive.

Would like to see Mark run a special on the Mazaki 240 Hairline to keep my patronage here but if not I'll have to jump on the 250 at Cleancut.
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Re: Patina photos

Post by pd7077 » Thu May 24, 2018 9:43 pm

Lovin’ the blues...
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Re: Patina photos

Post by MisoSatisfried » Fri May 25, 2018 11:03 am

Beautiful Steve!!
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Re: Patina photos

Post by Kalaeb » Fri May 25, 2018 11:30 am

pd7077 wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 9:43 pm
Lovin’ the blues...
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I struggle catching good patina pics. How are you taking this pic?

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Re: Patina photos

Post by pd7077 » Fri May 25, 2018 12:00 pm

Kalaeb wrote:
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I struggle catching good patina pics. How are you taking this pic?
Indirect natural light from a window in a darker part of my living room. Direct sunlight will cause a lot of glare, and a bright room will tend to wash out the colors.
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Re: Patina photos

Post by matchplay18 » Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:24 pm

Like a badge of honor. If you knife is good enough long enough

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Re: Patina photos

Post by Cutuu » Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:59 pm

Mert tansu Honyaki with pork loin patina.
http://imgur.com/gallery/kvEcWPJ
http://imgur.com/gallery/jWIai2o

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Re: Patina photos

Post by Altadan » Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:36 pm

Cut me some real smooth chuck-roast cubes with this Tanaka B#2 Deba. Man, that was sharp, and smooth, and fine.
I was enjoying myself so much that it took me longer than it should have, and here's the result (mind you, the meat was raw, and a smidge cooler than room temp!)
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Somewhat surprised the cladding takes considerably more patina than the core :o

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Re: Patina photos

Post by limpet » Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:39 am

Wakui Gyuto 180 after chopping some red onions.


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