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

  1. Jim

    Jim Old Curmudgeon Founding Member

  2. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    Thanks! There is a matching gyuto to it as well.
     
  3. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

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    This is the matching gyuto in CPM-M4 with a hand sanded finish. M4 is hellacious to sand. This is 248mm with double dyed box elder and carbon fiber.
     
  4. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    Here is Chef Chris Shepherd (Beard 2014, Underbelly) with the 205mm CPM 20CV gyuto I made him with Texas/Texans colors with dyed box elder Burl, blue twill bolsters and red/white/blue G10 trim. Chris is one of the biggest boosters of Houston and Houston cuisine and it’s insane diversity. Practically everything is sourced within 100 miles of Houston or at least Texas.


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  5. Toothpick

    Toothpick #2 since day #1 Founding Member

  6. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

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    240mm CTS-XHP gyuto with CPM 154CM 100mm paring set. Both sporting ancient bog oak handles with mammoth tooth bolsters. Matching sayas. The welting is fitted internally to the blade shape.
     
  7. Jim

    Jim Old Curmudgeon Founding Member

  8. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    49053885-D837-419D-B435-9D5FE73999D0.jpeg 170mm CPM S110V petty/short gyuto/funayuki-lite with blue box elder Burl, blue marble, custom blue/black/white carbon fiber bolsters and blue and white G10 trim.
     
  9. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    Thanks! They cut and balance Great!
     
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  10. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    This is the king of cutlery steel. It is a 150mm tactical/hunting in CPM Rex 121, 10% Tungston and 9.5% vanadium. It’s probably the most difficult steel to sharpen by hand but has beyond insane edge holding. Handle is Blackwood carbon fiber bolsters, red/black Carbon fiber and G10 handle.

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    This is a 240mm CPM S110v gyuto with mammoth tooth bolsters and dyed box elder Burl.

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  11. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    250mm Damasteel k tip gyuto with dyed maple Burl, lapis trim, mammoth tooth bolsters. Tapered octagonal handle.

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    165mm CPM 20CV kitchen utility knife with double dyed box elder Burl and mammoth tooth bolsters.

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    265mm Damasteel sujiki with silver twill, G10, and. Is Tom blue/black /white carbon fiber bolsters.
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    Two Damasteel and three XHP blades going for heat treat.
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  12. Jim

    Jim Old Curmudgeon Founding Member

  13. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    245mm CPM S110V k-tip gyuto with blue box elder Burl and blue dyed mammoth tooth bolsters. This matches the decor of a new restaurant around here and a large mural of it will be incorporated into the decor.


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  14. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    Damasteel 165mm bird and trout with box elder Burl and red Micarta scales. A more free form handle. This was a scrap piece from a larger billet of steel. Waste not, want not.


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  15. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    210mm CPM 20CV super steel k tip gyuto in progress. Hand sanded like a true masochist. Stoooooopid thin at .003” on the edge before sharpening. Handle tapered as well. This will go with me to the Houston BBQ throwdown where I will be working on the line with one of my friends who is an amazing chef. It will he for sale thereafter.


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  16. Jim

    Jim Old Curmudgeon Founding Member

  17. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    Thanks Jim!
     
  18. Spaz

    Spaz Founding Member

    Been enjoying checking out your work Stephen, some great looking knives!
     
  19. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    Scales for the 20CV gyuto above.

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  20. Pennman88

    Pennman88 Professional Craftsman

    Getting stooooooopid thin. 250mm XHP blade.


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