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MadRookie
04-25-2014, 05:49 AM
Some computer rendering of options for a handle for my Sukenari ZDP-189 gyuto.....


http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p114/MadRookie/Rookiehandledeisgn_zpsbbfbbbf0.jpg (http://s126.photobucket.com/user/MadRookie/media/Rookiehandledeisgn_zpsbbfbbbf0.jpg.html)


:)

ravingDIODE
04-25-2014, 05:56 AM
I like the 2nd last one :)

MadRookie
04-25-2014, 06:04 AM
My mind is telling me no 2 from the top.....

The black looks a dash busy, like in your face....


:)

Guy Vanderveken
04-25-2014, 07:11 AM
I am with the DIODE RAVER on this one, 2 from the bottom looks good.

Why not just lean them out, the Black liners that is, to G10 liner thickness, less in your face no?

Like the look

MadRookie
04-25-2014, 07:30 AM
True, but I am attempting to move away from the "conventional" method & looks....want something err...different...

Too many handles have black spacers....

Thank you for the honest thoughts though.

:)

Francois
04-25-2014, 07:47 AM
What about no 2 with a black spacer right at the back?

MadRookie
04-25-2014, 08:04 AM
Now my brain is confused....

:)

ravingDIODE
04-25-2014, 08:20 AM
Or with second from the bottom, make the second spacer a lighter color... Or use three spacers with the outer spacer being black and inner spacer same color as the front part...?


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MadRookie
04-26-2014, 08:41 AM
It is done....

Note the blue & green hues after sanding.....reflects different shades light depending.

Balance is at the choil.

Now to sharpen it - 14 DPS, no micro bevel this time round - need to test the edge performance for chipping first.


http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p114/MadRookie/20140426_082237_zps9d49f989.jpg (http://s126.photobucket.com/user/MadRookie/media/20140426_082237_zps9d49f989.jpg.html)


http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p114/MadRookie/20140426_082257_zps64ab81e4.jpg (http://s126.photobucket.com/user/MadRookie/media/20140426_082257_zps64ab81e4.jpg.html)



http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p114/MadRookie/20140426_081747_zpsad2e2702.jpg (http://s126.photobucket.com/user/MadRookie/media/20140426_081747_zpsad2e2702.jpg.html)



http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p114/MadRookie/20140426_081636_zps60223998.jpg (http://s126.photobucket.com/user/MadRookie/media/20140426_081636_zps60223998.jpg.html)



http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p114/MadRookie/20140426_081139_zps7ddee0c3.jpg (http://s126.photobucket.com/user/MadRookie/media/20140426_081139_zps7ddee0c3.jpg.html)


:)

Airking
04-26-2014, 08:47 AM
Wow, that is awesome!

djtzar
04-26-2014, 09:15 AM
Smart man smart!

Yosarian
04-26-2014, 09:33 AM
If love to see a WIP on one of these.

TALLDAVE
04-26-2014, 11:19 AM
MR-- that came out very well, with your renowned edge finish it should cut like a demon!!

Mike Henry
04-26-2014, 01:43 PM
MR thats just fabulous,,