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Works in progress

Discussion in 'Houston Edge Works' started by Pennman88, Jul 2, 2015.

  1. Mrmnms

    Mrmnms Founding Member Gold Contributor

    Starry Night indeed! Just the thing for a handle fan. Unreal!
  2. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    Thanks Mike! Here's another.
  3. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    Now to clean up the blades, sharpen, imprint, and sayas. Top three are CTS-XHP. Bottom is super blue San Mai. IMG_4335.JPG
  4. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman


    240mm CTS -XHP butcher knife. RC 63

    CPM M4 220mm chef knife. RC 64 IMG_4675.JPG

    190mm O1 cleaver. 3/16" thick stock. RC 60
  5. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    IMG_4877.JPG Two more getting shaped both in CTS-XHP. 210mm With black box elder and carbon fiber bolsters with black and white malechite. The other is 250mm with blue and green box elder, wenge bolsters and green/blue trim. A third one needed some bolster revision.
  6. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    240mm CTS-XHP RC 63 butcher knife. Fresh off the belts so it's covered I water and dust. Spalted maple Burl, ebony bolsters, red and white G10 and red/gold "lapis" stone trim. Top of the handlenis beveled and bottom is rounded and smooth. Now for all the hand sanding and polish.

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  7. Mrmnms

    Mrmnms Founding Member Gold Contributor

    You hand sand from this point forward? Or just handle
  8. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    Some works in progress. A pair of Damasteel 270mm sujikis. A CPM M4 blade (red Burl) 225mm, a CPM 20CV blade (blue Burl) 250mm, and a CTS-XHP 250mm blade (green Burl).

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  9. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    IMG_5029.JPG IMG_5031.JPG IMG_5045.JPG Working on the handle.
  10. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

  11. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

  12. MotoMike

    MotoMike Founding Member

    very nice indeed
  13. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    Chechin Burl and teal resin with mammoth tooth bolsters. CTS XHP filet and gyuto.

    Mesquite Burl and box elder Burl.


    240mm CPM 154CM chef knife with blue and white trim for a Cordon Blu alum exec chef.

    Two filets. 250mm. Left is CTS XHP. Right is CruWear for those who want something seriously tough.

    Matching 210mm k-tip gyuto and filet in XHP. For a CDC at a Beard winning Reataurant.

    250mm CruWear gyuto with box elder Burl. 250mm CruWear filet with polyana Burl. These are for a Beard hall of fame chef.
    XHP custom designed tourne with Birdseye maple. A wedding present for a fabulous chef.
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2017
  14. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    250mm CruWear filet


    250mm CruWear gyuto

    250mm CPM S110V gyuto with box elder Burl and mammoth tooth bolsters

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    CPM M4. 250mm gyuto

    CPM S110V chef with Koa , red lapis, and black and red carbon fiber scales.

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    250mm CTS XHP gyuto with redwood lace burl, malechite, and carbon fiber


    190mm O1 cleaver with maple Burl and CF

    A happy customer and legendary chef.


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