Convex edge

K-Dog

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I have been putting convex edges on my knives since I started sharpening knives; just because I couldn't do a flat bevel.:D
 
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It's often said that old knives usually have a convex edge for that very reason.

Heck, I have an old stone that is so worn it's curved in the middle by quite a bit. It'd be next to impossible to make anything but a convex edge with it.
 
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Sometimes simple works best. convex edges are pretyt easy to put on, though getting the one you want may take practice- and the multiple angle convex like on a lueku or some machetes takes attention.
 

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Well then you put the best edge there is on your knives then. If you stick to carbon steel you will have made two of the BIG 3 knife coices correctly. Stay away from the dreaded choild and you'll be a perfect user!
 

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Well then you put the best edge there is on your knives then. If you stick to carbon steel you will have made two of the BIG 3 knife coices correctly. Stay away from the dreaded choild and you'll be a perfect user!
 

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Well then you put the best edge there is on your knives then. If you stick to carbon steel you will have made two of the BIG 3 knife coices correctly. Stay away from the dreaded choild and you'll be a perfect user!

"the dreaded choild" What dat be?
So do you not like the choil on a knife so you can choke up on it?
I've been drooling over the the Ranger RD's and they have a chiol.
It would seem to me, choking up changes the balance an makes the knife respond more like a shorter knife. I tend to hang my pinky and/or ring finger while chopping to get more leverage.
 
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