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Welcome sofarfrome

Discussion in 'New Member Check-In' started by Jim, Feb 12, 2020 at 6:51 AM.

  1. Jim

    Jim Old Curmudgeon Founding Member

    Welcome @sofarfrome

    Please join me in welcoming our newest member, sofarfrome. We are happy to have you as part of our community.
    Why not start by telling us something about yourself!
     
  2. Thanks for having me.

    I am a true newbie. I have been doing a lot of reading and watching and have learned much. I am sure there is much more to learn. I recently purchased my first "real" knives. One a Watanabe 180mm "long petty" that is an amazing piece of work. Actually makes food prep fun. I also have a custom 7" chef's knife from CT Knives in Idaho. What a beast, made from an old saw mill blade. I also have some older Henckel 5 Star knives I have been using since 1985 or so. Broke my favorite one, a 6" chef's, a year ago simply by dropping it on the floor. I also recently invested in some higher end sharpening stones and tools. I plan on resurrecting my remaining Henckels while maintaining the new knives. I also am in the market for a shorter petty and a 240mm gyuto. I may stick with Watanabe but I am also looking at custom makers here in the US like Martell, Carter, etc.

    Anyhow, that's my story.
     

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