Trail and Error, Kalaeb's knives
I posted these at KKF, but thought I should do the same here.
First up a Tojiro that my son got to before I could. I ended up liking the handle and keeping it.
Next is one I made for him so he would stop trying to take mine
The trusty CCK
Nice I like the boy's personal touch looks artistic for sure
Next up is the Hiromoto
And JCK Aogami Kagayuki
Konosuke HD 240 Gyuto
And a Konosuke 270 Suji
This is where the trial and error come in, my first attempt at a re-handle
Second attempt, don't worry, it gets a little better after each one
Some vintage Forgecraft, I think the steel is 1095, whatever it is, it's bullet proof.
Another well used Tojiro
Kikuichi Elite 270 Suji
beautiful re-handling jobs.
What are your thoughts on the JFK aogami super gyuto?
Is that one of the Cocobolo FH Knives? Do you think it looks better than the normal linen micarta handles?
Steven, yes it is one of the Cocobolo handles FH knives. I have always hated black handled knives, so in that respect, yes definately looks better and I think it has more character. The only issue with mine is I live in a very dry climate, and despite Cocobolo being resistant to shrinking, mine shrank. It is probably the next in line for a rehandle.
Originally Posted by stevenStefano
stereo, I am actually not a fan, it is my least used knife. Pretty chippy and I don't like the cladding because it is substiantially more reactive than the core. It is a pretty flat profile, dang near santoku, I like my knives with a little more curve.
Originally Posted by stereo.pete
I have contemplated selling it numerous times except that I attempted to round the spine with some files, did a poor job and left some deep gouges.