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Recommend the paraffin oil for rust proof to use a carbon knife for outdoor use.
As the paraffin oil has a good reputation among woodworkers, angler and hunters in Japan, I tried to use the paraffin oil. Although the knife made of carbon is a good cutting quality and easily re-sharpen, we must be careful not to be rusty for outdoor use. I keep a home garden of natural farming ,so I have to cut weeds every week. I use small knives and a hatchet long blade knife. And these knives were rust in don't realize. I tried to use the paraffin oil on these blades. *These blades were finished with rough polish. I could get the...
Custom Santoku knife , a fine model of handle making Customer Picture from G.C United States
Thanks for one of our customer, we introduce you some news.It's a fine model of custom knife handle making. He used epoxy and wood flour in the gaps in a wooden handle and The handle was much too large for the blade, so I cut 25mm off at an angle. It's a nice handle shape finish. It was made by G.C from United StatesKosuke Muneishi Hand forged blank blade Blue #2 steel Kurouchi Santoku knife 165mmJapanese Quercus myrsinifolia wooden handle blank custom knife making tool 150mm
Give an sharpen edge and Kasumi togi to a Japanese chef knife made by Kisuke Manaka
The chef knife conducted hand forging and heat-treating, is going to be attached a blade and then sharpened the edge. Kisuke Manaka carefully complete all procedure one by one.The edge of the knife is produced its shape and shinogi line with a rolling rough grinding wheel. Manaka Hamono where had created Japanese swords, he sharpens it by sitting on the floor. As a result, since he can freely put the body weight on his fingers and control its stress easily compared to standing, it gives an excellent sharpening accuracy. Then using a rough or a medium-rough whetstone and finishing up...
How to attach a tang to a ready-made wa handle for biginners
When a ready-made wa handle can’t be fitted for a tang or it is needed to adjusting the size, please take a look below for your reference. How to expand a hole of a handle We recommend a small-sized diamond file that has better cutting force than sandpaper to expand a hole quickly and carefully. *In our experiences, a square type file would be better than a circle one for cutting and forming.*Another Recommend items: for hard wood file, Jig Saw BladesHow to fill the gaps of a handlePlease use an epoxy resin or a bond that has high durability,...
How to remove wa handle from a Japanese chef knife.
How to remove wa handle from a Japanese chef knife. After setting masking or covering the blade, Please hit the top of the wa handle by the hammer and using a support wood.*Needs a long support wood for long blade knives. If you can't remove the handle easily. Please soak in the water or boling water. After the resin of setting the handle will into water, you can remove the handle.