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Kikuichi provides customers/end-users with free sharpening and free repair/re-fabrication service on any Kikuichi knives no matter years of usage....
Ther was a "Gold" line sold through Williams Sonoma, and The Knife Merchant sells a different gold line. Both the Knife Merchant and Chef Knives to Go both sell Kikuichi and could let you know any warranty hope.
Originally Posted by anoop
The one thing that I'm finding hard to live with in the FKM is the way the blade is shaped at the base of the handle. It is way too pointed and it always ruins my sponges when...
The auction said it had just been "professionally" sharpened but the scratches look really coarse, 80-120 grit I'd guess, so it wasn't taken to any fine abrasives. Your Arkansas stones should get the rest of the way.
Originally Posted by rustbelt
As far as sharpening, there are in fact many options. Stones come in 5 main varieties; Oil Stones, Whet Stones, Synthetic Stones, Diamond Stones and Glass stones. Oil Stones are...
Originally Posted by betterbisque
The sg145 series 8 or 10 inch. It has the soft touch handle, which i prefer.
Dexter changed the handle design of the SofGrips about 2 years ago. Most online pics show the old...
Originally Posted by Rick Alan
I think we've established that one set of stones will do, at least if they are water stones.
One set may not cut it due to the fact she is trying to keep everything...