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    Looking for lower priced single bevel Japanese style knives

    I have ended up purchasing this usuba and am currently deciding on a yanagi...do not need a deba because there just will not be occasion enough that I am butchering fish. The ones I'm deciding on are this blue steel and white steel (however I'm worried it may be too brittle) or possibly this...
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    Looking for lower priced single bevel Japanese style knives

    Their carpentry tools are the exact same way. I just need a good start of what brands to look for and places to buy them from. The sites I have found so far do not always give information on the bevel or are inconsistent in giving that info. I have looked at metal masters and chubo.
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    Looking for lower priced single bevel Japanese style knives

    I like to cook at home, but haven't really taken the time to invest in some good kitchen knives. I woodwork so am familiar with sharpening Japanese style blades with hollows. Therefore, I want to keep with a single bevel style knife. Since I'm not using these to make money with like I would...
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