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I'm totally with you on this.
Most of modern knives have thick edges.
Even slip joint knives do.
I've got Enigma slip joint and was seriously...
It has not been updated for a while and under reconstruction....
When it cannot shave arm hair without putting pressure to the skin.
Which one should I use?
Sort of both?
I can easily touch up my 1095 GEC and S90V Manly on the go with a fine diamond stone (I use DMT EEF).
For EDC, I much prefer high...
I found nothing in modern production variety as slicey as Opinel.
Boker Exskelibur comes close as a locking folder at 3.5" in my quest.
I had not done this for a while....
Case Sod Buster. Nice little slicer.
Boker Exkelibur. Not particularly an excellent knife in fit and finish. But the grind is nice.
To me, a coarse edge is beautiful, too.
I sharpen my knives with high carbide steels (like S35VN) at #150 and lightly refine the edge...
This little custom slip joint Zulu spear by Stefan Diedericks again.
Modern slip joints like LionSteel shuffler?
1. Checking the "bite" or stickyness on my thumb skin. I feel for how the edge sinks into the skin. I also use the palm skin as well. Now my palm...
To some extent, yes.
But I think the lack of new young makers and the dominance of old (really old) makers are the main reasons.
I am surprised to...
It is interesting to compare that to the Japanese custom knife scene, which is pretty much still in a Gerber-Loveless era.
That one is done by Stefan Diedericks, and he calls it "Busbaby".
It is with G10.
I actually prefer Micarta, particularly canvas Micarta, for the...
It is a custom slip joint by Stefan Diedericks @stefand.
I am curious which one is your favorite.