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Couple boning knives

Discussion in 'Tansu Knives' started by chefcomesback, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. chefcomesback

    chefcomesback Founding Member

    Couple more knives I have done recently ,
    First one is a kuro uchi honesuki, I have made the sanmai from mild steel and hitachi aogami 2 steel . Handforged , I have forged the blade to final dimensions and ground asymmetric for right handed person . It is very stiff , with a thin tip . Handle is octogonal Malaysia two coloured Blackwood and African Blackwood ferrule with a brass pin .
    Because of the kuro uchi Finish I have chiseled my makers mark TK on the right side than electro etching .
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    Second one is a boning knife that got the inspiration from kaiken tanto , it is made from Takefu Shiro Suminagashi San mai billet, hand forged , water quenched , very stiff but with a thin tip for delicate work .
    The bolster is hammer textured copper to give the tanto feeling , handle is semi octogonal made from a very high quality mallee burl , I am really digging this style with an upswept sword tip .
    I will be offering these models from now on , your feedback is welcomed , thanks for looking
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  2. They both look awesome Mert. I love the taxi tanto boner
     
  3. Rick

    Rick aka Pensacola Tiger Founding Member Gold Contributor

    Really liking the tanto boning knife. It should look stunning once it develops a patina!
     
  4. Jim

    Jim Old Curmudgeon Founding Member

    Both blades looks great Mert. The honesuki has very nice lines and just looks "right".
     
  5. That tanto boning knife looks awesome!
     
  6. cheflarge

    cheflarge Founding Member

    Looks like another "winner" there, brother! :cool1
     
  7. chefcomesback

    chefcomesback Founding Member

    Thank you for your feedback , much appreciated
     
  8. Both are beautiful.
     
  9. WarrenB

    WarrenB Contributor

  10. The Tanto boning knife is just dead sexy, Mert. A really well conceived design. Love it!

    Cheers

    J
     
  11. apicius9

    apicius9 Founding Member

    Nice work! How long is the 'tanto'?

    Stefan
     
  12. chefcomesback

    chefcomesback Founding Member

    Thanks , tanto one seems to be a hit , got couple orders of it already , it's funny I haven't even measured the knife , just looked at the proportions , it must be around 200mm
     
  13. The boning knife looks amaizing! And the honesuki looks simple but exactly what you need out of one.
     

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