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Shop Projects: Making a Chinese kitchen knife stand

I was recently in China and, as tends to be the case, I came home with a selection of tools and kitchen knives.  Unfortunately, as Chinese kitchen knives tend to have taller blades than most others and even vegetable knives … Continue reading

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Shop projects – Knifeblock 2

After completing knifeblock 1, I noticed a few other knives in the kitchen without proper homes. Included in this category were a set of steak knives which were still being stored in the cardboard and plastic display box they came … Continue reading

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Shop projects – Knifeblock 1

While living in Japan I ended up with a collection of kitchen knives, and when I came home I found that they did not fit neatly in with my other knives, and looking at buying a new knifeblock for them … Continue reading

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Japanese Kitchen Knives

I have developed a weakness for sharp things intended to be used by hand – kitchen knives, handplanes, woodworking chisels, etc… Japan is known for producing some of the best regarded examples of all of these, and a key factor … Continue reading

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