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Custom Santoku knife , a fine model of handle making Customer Picture from G.C United States

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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

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Give an sharpen edge and Kasumi togi to a Japanese chef knife made by Kisuke Manaka

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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...

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Custom Gyuto knife black wooden handle and saya of Customer Pictures from T.K from Lithuania.

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Custom Gyuto knife black wooden handle and saya of Customer Pictures from T.K from Lithuania.

We gratefully introduce you one of our Lithuania customer’s work, gorgeous black handle and saya.The work shows high-quality finished form. You can also look the process below.  Handle material: African black wood, bolster: Titanium, deer horn,brass rivetwooden saya Sheath: birch painted whith stain paint and oiledIt was made by T.K from Lithuania. Ibuki Kasumi forged Blue #2 steel blank blade Gyuto Chef knife 210mm    

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How to attach a tang to a ready-made wa handle for biginners

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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.How to fill the gaps of  a handlePlease use an epoxy resin or a bond that has high durability, do not use a wood glue as it’ll be...

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How to attach a tang to a wa handle of Japanese kitchen knives

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How to attach a tang to a wa handle of Japanese kitchen knives

Most of Japanese kitchen knife manufacturers  a burned tang into a handle and then hammer the end of a handle. Inside of a handle burns by a heated tang, then resin comes out of the wood. It provides as adhesive function so that it won’t come off easily. However, it can cause tempering or cracking handle, furthermore, it is hard to take the tang out once it attached. It is difficult to attach properly. A recommended way for beginners are to make a hole as a shape of a tang, and then attach a tang with adhesives. As Japanese kitchen knives...

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