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Nessmuk made quick work of pork belly

Discussion in 'JK Handmade Knives' started by fmendez, Jul 5, 2012.

  1. fmendez

    fmendez

    355
    Dec 20, 2007
    I had a big piece of pork belly that I needed to cut into pieces to make chicharron for the 4 of July dinner and decided to use JK Nessmuk since I tuned its edge in the morning.
    My wife said " you better cut that before I get to go into the kitchen" and it took me less that 10 minutes to slice and cut into bite size chicharron pieces.
    Wife thought she was going to have a long break but it did not pan out that way. Cutting through the thick pork skin with the thick layer of fat was too easy for Ness :D.
     
  2. JK Knives

    JK Knives Moderator Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 6, 2001
    The Nessmuk design excells at kitchen duty, I believe that was one of the ideas behind the design, use in the camp kitchen.
     
  3. protourist

    protourist Have you ever caught me lying to you before? Platinum Member

    Aug 19, 2007
    The Nessmuk is one of my all time favorite designs. If you can find a better butcher knife I'll be surprised.
    Where are the pictures?
     
  4. fmendez

    fmendez

    355
    Dec 20, 2007
    No pictures of the Nessmuk slicing pork belly, I was to busy cutting but there will be a next time with pictures; my wife rations my craving for fried pork belly
     
  5. mqqn

    mqqn Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 12, 2009
    I like to use my JK's in the kitchen (galley?) -

    I have learned that I like thinner knives for that work - but the thicker ones, like Mack's Cutlass, work well when designed with a good tip and some belly, like the Nessmuck (although the Nessmuck lacks that lovely clip point style...)

    I look forward to your pictures of your work with the 'muck - I sometimes press my wife into being the photographer when I am doing my dirty work with my knives.

    best

    mqqn
     
  6. KYenglish

    KYenglish

    Nov 26, 2010
    think the nessmuck i one of the main contenders for my next JK, just as soon as I have all the JK TK's out of my system, and another lrk, :p
     

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