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Korea's best handmade knife master. Knife making process


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  • jac williams
    jac williams 7 күн бұрын +3

    Fantastic craftmanship, this level of skill is only achieved over a lifetime of devotion to a craft. A little sneaky at the end though, he shows the knife cutting sections of steel of a block and you can clearly see the rolls and chips on the edge , but in the next clip he lays it down on the anvil and the edge is smooth and unblemished.

  • Guillermo Garcia
    Guillermo Garcia 3 күн бұрын

    All your work are masterpieces. All my admiration for a real artist Master

  • Tshepo Mphake
    Tshepo Mphake Сағат бұрын

    The amount of patience required is simply astonishing.

  • kurrupo ppo
    kurrupo ppo 4 күн бұрын

    As someone who has met Korehira Watanabe and seen his work, I am still amazed to watch this. I find almost a peace in it.

  • Cookie Monster™
    Cookie Monster™ 3 ай бұрын +108

    Beautiful work from the master and great job capturing the process on video. Good luck to his apprentice because there is a lot to learn!

    • csw4ak
      csw4ak Ай бұрын

      Hi Cookie !!

    • lweis lewlevis non
      lweis lewlevis non 2 ай бұрын

      you have to know whata re you doing...

    • dont think just do
      dont think just do 2 ай бұрын

      @User Name I mean it's still something. It IS pretty standard, and a skill most people can learn. The only thing he doesn't seem to do is use stones and strop the edge on leather (to align microscopic burrs). That's why it doesn't push-cut (pressing rather than slicing), but that's a different type of showmanship from hammering off a metal corner (instead of wood). It's not magic, but it does require effort and training.

    • Poppop
      Poppop 2 ай бұрын +2

      @User Name You can do heat bang flip twist as much as you want, but final product will be suck. Blacksmith job requests years of practice. You are like: what F1 driver does? - forward, turn left, turn right, stop 😂

    • 손용석
      손용석 2 ай бұрын +1


  • aatruong6
    aatruong6 2 күн бұрын

    Holy cow…that’s one grail of a knife

  • K-6 Tonirovka
    K-6 Tonirovka 13 сағат бұрын

    Magic! Respect Master!

  • christopher naidoo
    christopher naidoo 2 күн бұрын

    just wow , you are watching a master work

  • Efrén TheMad
    Efrén TheMad 20 сағат бұрын

    What's the powder that he puts on the metal?

  • suna kaya
    suna kaya 2 ай бұрын +27

    Beautiful pieces. Especially love the looks of the smaller one. Great job. Their sharpness is insane. Cheers

    • lweis lewlevis non
      lweis lewlevis non 2 ай бұрын

      whts the name of the compnay,, ? i cant use chinese words,, the link to the knifes is a scam..

    • Seyfullah Seyfullah
      Seyfullah Seyfullah 2 ай бұрын

      bilinen şam çeliği yapıyor usta ve ondan uretıyor o bıcakları

    • Seyfullah Seyfullah
      Seyfullah Seyfullah 2 ай бұрын

      This technique is the Turkish technique and it is unique in its field in the world.

    • gülabi polat
      gülabi polat 2 ай бұрын

  • John Griffiths
    John Griffiths Күн бұрын

    We’re impressive you should be proud a very good job

  • Aquarius Starseed
    Aquarius Starseed 3 күн бұрын +1

    Watching him is an art in itself he's a great inspiration altogether

  • Fix Your Life
    Fix Your Life 16 күн бұрын +15

    The experience of watching this video is amazing. I love all the professional editing and superb angles. This is a TOP KZclip video!

  • Deyis_TM
    Deyis_TM 5 күн бұрын

    muyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy buen cuchillo

  • Horacio
    Horacio 2 ай бұрын +28

    Aí sim, vale muito a pena ter algumas dessas.

  • Lewy g
    Lewy g Ай бұрын +2

    I'm not into knives but there's something mesmerising about watching a truly skilled artisan doing the work he's a master of with such meticulous attention to detail.

  • MLC
    MLC 4 күн бұрын


  • Umany
    Umany 13 сағат бұрын

    Everything works super

  • mazaj
    mazaj Ай бұрын +9

    This is amazing! I wish I had a knife like that ... 👋

  • dilek  kul
    dilek kul 2 ай бұрын +36

    Incredible work!! I'd be freaking out while heat treating a blade with those many layers and twists and turns and different steels welded together, but he seemed confident! True master of his craft.

  • cristian bento
    cristian bento Ай бұрын +4

    Eu compraria uma dessas, deveria vender pela internet com toda certeza ia fazer muito sucesso, parabéns

  • HALO Defense Solutions
    HALO Defense Solutions 3 күн бұрын

    whats the white stuff he sprinkled on it? during the first burn?

  • 과니
    과니 2 күн бұрын

    50년 경력이 보여주는 칼은 뭐가 다른가요?

  • Alexis
    Alexis Ай бұрын +42

    This guy doesn't simply makes knives...he actually creates Excaliburs for kitchen!

  • J H
    J H 4 ай бұрын +86

    Unbelievable the skill involved. Time, patience, craftsmanship. Just amazing.

  • Onatttyser
    Onatttyser 3 күн бұрын

    OMG BRO its really work

  • Charle Nicholas
    Charle Nicholas Ай бұрын +2

    Thank you for sharing your amazing gift and abilities. Your knives are beautiful.

  • jose carlos
    jose carlos Ай бұрын +4

    Otimo video, parabens, esse tipo de arte, é gratificante em ver, e apreciar todo o processo. Brasil, Santa Catarina , São josé

  • Irineu Araujo
    Irineu Araujo Ай бұрын

    Incrível ele e muito bom parabéns

  • Dsm4g631Evo
    Dsm4g631Evo Ай бұрын +35

    Peaceful watching a piece of art being made. His heart and soul go into making every knife.

    • AnonymouS
      AnonymouS Ай бұрын

      Yeah it feels like it is one of the most stressless jobs

  • Алеут Алеут
    Алеут Алеут 5 күн бұрын

    Интересно можно саблю заказать, это законно?

  • Roman Lee
    Roman Lee 4 күн бұрын

    What’s the white powder he sprinkles?

  • Loco Lokillo
    Loco Lokillo 9 күн бұрын +3

    De Herrero a Herrero me quito el sombrero.!
    Maestro de maestros .

  • Stoic Pawn
    Stoic Pawn 2 ай бұрын +98

    The amount of hours this man has on this craft must be mind boggling, an absolute master.

  • 대한민국핵잠수함
    대한민국핵잠수함 Ай бұрын +8

    엄청난 시간과 노력으로 탄생한 작품이네요. 철보다 강한 칼이 탄생했습니다. 멋진 예술 👍

  • Ded Menas
    Ded Menas Ай бұрын +11

    Очень грамотно ! Особенно это заметно по моменту набора пластин перед началом сварки. Даже ржавые идут в работу ...🤩😄😄😄

    • Денисиус Гавриленко
      Денисиус Гавриленко 2 күн бұрын

      @mr_iw Показал твой комент на работе комментатору. Он долго ржал.

    • mr_iw
      mr_iw 9 күн бұрын

      Показал видео кузнецу на работе. Он долго ржал.

    • Сергей Иванов
      Сергей Иванов 20 күн бұрын

      @Наталия П. Наклёп

    • Андрей Алексанов
      Андрей Алексанов Ай бұрын

      при нагреве вся ржавчина сгорит

    • Наталия П.
      Наталия П. Ай бұрын

      и ковка остывшего металла тоже весьма профессионально🤫

  • Дмитрий Степанов
    Дмитрий Степанов 7 күн бұрын +1

    не молодцы но я упертый и все равно хвостовик маловато.ну извиняюсь бывает такое.👍👍👍

  • krasimir dimitrov
    krasimir dimitrov Ай бұрын +10

    Невероятно голямо количество труд и качество. Браво на майстора!

  • Mike Adkins
    Mike Adkins 4 ай бұрын +88

    Beautiful pieces. Especially love the looks of the smaller one. Great job. Their sharpness is insane. Cheers

  • Ruffy B.
    Ruffy B. Ай бұрын +2

    I really fell in love with the piece of art this man produced here ..
    Could anybody share a link for me, so I can purchase one of his wonderful knives? 😍😊

    • juan
      juan Ай бұрын +1

      check the info

  • Britski Hambone
    Britski Hambone 8 күн бұрын +1

    I have often wondered at how seemingly cheap the handles appear on these wonderful works of art.

  • Jonathan Tripp
    Jonathan Tripp Ай бұрын +23

    This guy is a master at work, wow, the way he stacked the Damascus layers and then the San mai layer… wow, will surely watch this again.

    • Master Xaipres Spiele Kanal
      Master Xaipres Spiele Kanal Ай бұрын

      @Padrino 1312 Das war kein scherz ^^ . Es heißt wirklich Koks was in denn Hochofen kommt . Ich hab Metallbau gelernt . Google es nach ... ja ich weiß warum die keinen anderen Namen dafür gefunden haben ... ist schon echt dumm , leider ist das die selbe Bezeichnung wie die Droge auf Markt .

    • Padrino 1312
      Padrino 1312 Ай бұрын

      @Master Xaipres Spiele Kanal hahahah digga

    • Master Xaipres Spiele Kanal
      Master Xaipres Spiele Kanal Ай бұрын

      @Dhi Hi i dont know how to spell it in english , because i am german . But in germany we say to it koks , I dont know maybe google translater or others can help you .

    • Dhi
      Dhi Ай бұрын

      What is the Powder he is using..?

  • Kevin Hill
    Kevin Hill Ай бұрын +1

    Dang!This guy certainly knows what he is doing! Very versatile impressed!

  • Paulo Dos Santos
    Paulo Dos Santos 4 ай бұрын +33

    Parabéns,pelo maravilhoso trabalho.

  • noname
    noname 21 күн бұрын +1

    Невероятное мастерство!

  • Trivial da Cozinha
    Trivial da Cozinha Ай бұрын +13

    Simplesmente sensacional , ver algo Bruto se transformar em algo suave.
    Igual a vida, Deus tem propósito para cada um de nós, tomamos muitas pancadas reclamamos, choramos mas no final tudo tem uma razão de ser.
    Parabéns mestre divino seu trabalho.

    • notime
      notime Ай бұрын +1

      bela analogia, parabens

  • Gabriel Calderon
    Gabriel Calderon 29 күн бұрын +10

    This was beautiful to watch. I did get lost a couple times when new blades were added, but beautiful knives in the end

    • Bob Mcdougall
      Bob Mcdougall 7 күн бұрын

      ^er what? At the start it was confusing as the 3 blades were added in the manufacturing stage. The viewer thought it was only one.

    • watchoutbehindyoubro
      watchoutbehindyoubro 28 күн бұрын

      They were tools. To cut the metal in half and what not. Nvm I see what you mean lol

  • CesarLuis OrtizDiaz
    CesarLuis OrtizDiaz Ай бұрын +1

    Disculpa en donde puedo conseguir una de obras maestras de el excelente maestro coreano mis respetos y muchas y muchas gracias desde México

  • CommonMan
    CommonMan 3 ай бұрын +117

    Incredible work!! I'd be freaking out while heat treating a blade with those many layers and twists and turns and different steels welded together, but he seemed confident! True master of his craft.

    SAFeCRACKeR09 Ай бұрын

    Amazing video, kept me glued throughout the whole process.

  • 휴우
    휴우 Ай бұрын +15

    칼이 이렇게나 어렵게 만들어지는군요
    정말 대단한 장인의 손길이 느껴지네요 존경합니다.

    • obser
      obser Ай бұрын +1

      @Pete 양산칼: 모든 방향으로 금속결정이 동일해서 길이방향으로 잘 굽거나 부러질 수 있습니다. 탄소함유량 많으면 부러지는 쪽.
      단조칼: 길이방향으로 두들겨서 늘리는 과정을 반복하면 금속결정이 길이방향으로 정렬되서 칼이 길어도 잘 부러지지 않습니다.
      가운데 탄소함유량이 낮은 연철을 넣으면 길이방향으로 잘 안부러지구요, 바깥에 고탄소강은 날이 잘 무르지 않는 단단한 칼을 만드는 목적이죠.
      두들겨서 늘리고 접어서 겹치고 하는 과정이 많을수록 비싼 칼이 되는거죠. 초반에 원재 여러장을 겹쳐서 작업시작하는 건 단조공정을 줄이면서 같은 효과를 노리는 굿아이디어라 봅니다.

    • Pete
      Pete Ай бұрын

      대량생산되는 칼이랑은 어떤 차이가 있는건가요?

    • 네임값
      네임값 Ай бұрын +3

      특수공법이라 어려운게 큽니다. 흔히 쓰는 다이소 식칼과는 칼이라는 카테고리만 같을 뿐.. 강재부터 가공법과 그에 걸리는 시간과 노력 등을 감안하면 아예 다르게 봐야 맞겠죠.

    • obser
      obser Ай бұрын +3

      대부분의 칼은 프레스 찍은 단층 판에 날만 세운 거구요, 저 칼은 전쟁할려고 만드는 칼이에요.

  • Connor Gabriel
    Connor Gabriel Ай бұрын

    im new here! amazing work! can someone explain what the twisting purpose is? really curious about that

    • J analytics
      J analytics Ай бұрын +1

      The entire process is to make a Damascus kitchen knife. Damascus steel is known as being incredibly strong as a result of it being created from multiple layers of steel, as you saw in the beginning with the steel plates.
      Once the plates are heated and mashed together enough, they twist the mangled metal in order to create even more layers of steel within the blade.
      Think of it like toilet paper. One slice of toilet paper is very thin, but once you crumble up that piece of toilet paper, its made of much more layers and is more usable, although probably not enough to clean 😂, it still works.
      The final finish shows all sorts of lines running throughout the blade, each line represented the line that used to be between each steel plate, but now has been twisted, smashed, heated nearly a thousand times over.
      That’s why he demonstrates cutting basic steel with his Damascus blade, although made from the same metal, the Damascus blade is much denser as a result of the twisting.

  • Tim Taylor
    Tim Taylor 9 күн бұрын

    WOW :D beautiful work! What an edge, what an art piece 👏 👌

  • Arturoferg
    Arturoferg 4 ай бұрын +41

    Incredible!! The blades look and function perfectly!!!

  • Rhett Miller
    Rhett Miller Ай бұрын

    Incredible work. Loved this video.
    Hopefully his injured finger heals soon.

  • Doğukan Şahin
    Doğukan Şahin Ай бұрын +1

    Çok güzel oldu, çok zor ve özel bir iş ellerine sağlık usta 🇹🇷

  • Jesus Triviño
    Jesus Triviño Ай бұрын

    Hasta el más maestro forjador de cuchillos tiene permitido usar una curita o vandita en su dedo,👏👏👏👏👏

  • Chris Daldy-Rowe
    Chris Daldy-Rowe Ай бұрын +2

    I still often wonder if this new age era of Damascus blade work will live up to the Ancient variety that this video is about. I suppose time will tell. Awesome work

    • Semechki for Putin
      Semechki for Putin Ай бұрын +1

      this video isn't about ancient damascus steel. ancient damascus steel was good quality crucible steel, nowadays more commonly referred to as wootz, whereas the stuff in the video is pattern-welded steel, aka modern "damascus steel".
      also good modern steel with no goofy pattern is functionally better than either pattern-welded or oldschool damascus steel.

  • Philippe Panayotov
    Philippe Panayotov 3 ай бұрын +56

    Those people are true heroes for me. They are literally adding value and soul to their products.

    • Negrus Retardus
      Negrus Retardus Ай бұрын +1

      call me a boomer, but, it's disapointing how the title "hero" gets slapped onto anyone these days for no apparent reason.

    • Bryon Amos
      Bryon Amos Ай бұрын

      How do I order these knives?,,,

    • こくてん
      こくてん 2 ай бұрын

      @__ They work for Orochimaru... that's maybe the secret

    • 야옹이
      야옹이 2 ай бұрын

    • __
      __ 2 ай бұрын

      @Don Yang omg secet? 😮😮😮😮tell me

  • Jorge Martinez
    Jorge Martinez Ай бұрын

    Skillfulness of a grand master love the video would like info on how to purchase the whole package of the knife being made in the video.

  • Мехильсон Иван
    Мехильсон Иван 19 күн бұрын +1

    Супер!!! Мастер -- золотые руки!!!

  • Joeni Snapje
    Joeni Snapje Ай бұрын

    Such a beautiful craft 👍🏻 What a masterpieces 💋

  • Krad
    Krad Ай бұрын

    First person I've seen who folded the metal while it was still hot. This is incredibly entertaining to watch.

  • Adi H
    Adi H 4 ай бұрын +17

    A man with passion for his work, but with manny love for the iron! Incredible job and good work!

  • Murat Darkin
    Murat Darkin Ай бұрын +4

    Imagine how difficult forging a sword would be with hammer in the hand centuries ago

  • Zhora Kornev
    Zhora Kornev Ай бұрын +5

    Круто! Мастер на все руки! Мне очень нравятся ножи из слоёного Дамаска, и они требуют постоянный уход... Очень круто! С радостью бы хотел стать Вашим учеником!)

    • kontenent
      kontenent Ай бұрын +2

      дамаск-это тот же самогон.самый лучший нож-из однородной стали

  • Вольский
    Вольский Күн бұрын

    Очередной горе-мастер, который взятками и вероломным обманом выкрал технологию легендарной финки НКВД😆

  • Андрей Железов
    Андрей Железов Ай бұрын +24

    Ножи достойны руки мастера,хвала и уважение мастеру

    • Franik Zaclinski
      Franik Zaclinski 3 күн бұрын

      @Алеут Алеут я из деревни , сам охотник

    • Алеут Алеут
      Алеут Алеут 5 күн бұрын

      Горожанину этого не понять

    • Franik Zaclinski
      Franik Zaclinski 11 күн бұрын

      И что ими резать , людей , калбасу на охоте , это панты тупые

  • nico allias Tucco
    nico allias Tucco 4 ай бұрын +17

    C'est tout simplement du grand art C'est juste magnifique à voir, un savoir-faire ancestral tellement bien maitrisé 👍👍👍👏👏👏

  • compassionisthekey
    compassionisthekey Ай бұрын +4

    Wow, would love to have a set like that.

    • claude kim
      claude kim Ай бұрын +1

      theyre only like 60 bux (the website says 54k but korea counts in cents not dollars).

  • MLC
    MLC 4 күн бұрын

    The hammer is killing my hears. Geez

  • barış çelen
    barış çelen Ай бұрын

    Eline sağlık Dayı o yaptığın işlemler Türkiye de maliyetini kurtarmaz

  • Димид Димидов
    Димид Димидов Ай бұрын +2

    Самое лучшее в человеке СМОТРЕТЬ как другие работают. Будьте мастером своего дела господа, товарищи, граждане

  • Nancy Adams
    Nancy Adams 4 ай бұрын +33

    My father made beautiful knives and this man is truly gifted.

  • Fernando Gonçalves
    Fernando Gonçalves Ай бұрын +3

    Muito interessante essa técnica de aproveitar o metal para tal arte.

  • hüseyin gültekin
    hüseyin gültekin Ай бұрын

    Emek, sabır ve ustalık harika,

  • Trisha Roy
    Trisha Roy Ай бұрын +5

    The last test of knife by cutting a cold metal without losing it's sharpness was really amazing... I would love to have such knife in my collection.

    • Ricardo Caldeira
      Ricardo Caldeira Ай бұрын

      @hi bye From 22:36 onwards the dents in the blade are hard to miss.

    • hi bye
      hi bye Ай бұрын

      @Tom what lmao?

    • Tom
      Tom Ай бұрын +3

      Why do you think it doesnt lose its sharpness? I think you can even see the effects this procedure has on the knife

  • Dave Chavez Jr
    Dave Chavez Jr Ай бұрын +3

    Truly a master craftsman!

  • Stander Garage
    Stander Garage 4 ай бұрын +18

    é uma obra de arte! parabéns !

  • Mauri Uru
    Mauri Uru Ай бұрын +1

    Muy buen trabajo!

  • Сергей Бояркин
    Сергей Бояркин Ай бұрын +2

    Просто нет слов, смотрел еле дыша. Вот это талантище .

  • Sky
    Sky Ай бұрын

    a work of art when if I was cutting I would love to use a knife like that

  • JJ62
    JJ62 Ай бұрын +19

    I’m a mechanic. I charge £45 per hour for my labour. Even at £300-400 these knives would be a bargain. The skill and understanding of the metallurgic processes involved is astounding.

    • aangelfrancofranco
      aangelfrancofranco Ай бұрын


    • Texan Online
      Texan Online Ай бұрын

      they put twisted up random metal or a steel core...big deal...so much wasted effort for no reason

    • aangelfrancofranco
      aangelfrancofranco Ай бұрын

      yo escribi a un correo electrónico y nunca recibí respuesta, por eso NO ME FIO. LO HUBIERA COMPRADO SI HUBIERA RESPONDIDO. ES UNA ESTAFA ASIÁTICA

    • cart ninja
      cart ninja Ай бұрын

      This is max 50 per hour skill.

    • cart ninja
      cart ninja Ай бұрын +1

      Youre tripping

  • Tony G
    Tony G 4 ай бұрын +8

    I love knives but after seeing yours and going thru the process makes me love them even more. Thanks for sharing

  • thru my eyes
    thru my eyes Ай бұрын

    this guy is a master at his craft

  • Skully
    Skully 20 күн бұрын

    Stunning creation, worth every penny!

  • Logic Lover
    Logic Lover 24 күн бұрын

    I've been forging and making blades for 30 years. I've never seen anyone be ok with using rusty pieces of steel without grinding or sanding them off first. I'd like to think that it doesn't matter, but I know better. I wonder how this affects blades in the long run.

  • Angels And Autobots
    Angels And Autobots Ай бұрын

    Amazing work! Just for my own education, what is the purpose of the white powder at 2:00 ?

  • Agustín Uranga
    Agustín Uranga 4 ай бұрын +66

    Mi respeto y admiracion al maestro, excelente trabajo. Desde mexico

  • Turco949
    Turco949 Ай бұрын +1

    An absolute joy to watch this type of work being done by a master! Wonder what that white powder was, baking soda? salt?

  • 놀자
    놀자 Ай бұрын +1

    이런칼은 얼마나 하려나 우리아들 하나 선물해주고 싶은생각이 ㅠㅠ 칼 만드시는 모습이 정말 아릅답고 멋지시네요.,

    • king process
      king process  Ай бұрын

      김씨공방 들어 가셔서 문의 해보세요 설명란에 링크 있습니다 ^^

  • Braden Leonard
    Braden Leonard 17 күн бұрын

    I wonder if he's ever tried the sheet metal trick.. it's allot of grinding, but makes the billet air tight. I've also heard kerosene works pretty well.

  • José Leis Maia
    José Leis Maia Ай бұрын

    amazing master of knife arts .👏👏

  • jay
    jay 4 ай бұрын +86

    I've been making knives for 15 years and I don't have words for this man's art.

    • martinskanal
      martinskanal 3 ай бұрын

      @Roman humphrey ok

    • Roman humphrey
      Roman humphrey 3 ай бұрын

      So you’ve been pressing a button and assembling knives for 15 years!?!😂 without ever having the desire to actually dive into the true art of knife making

    • Roman humphrey
      Roman humphrey 3 ай бұрын +1

      @martinskanal I’m not sure why I’m even debating this topic with you, you’ve supplied no new knowledge and what you did supply is flawed at that. I’m quite aware iron cutting isn’t as actual use for knives, how the edge reacts is still telling of quality of heat treat, by the looks of it… lacking, Ive seen much thinner knives (let’s face it these are clunkers) maintain nearly perfect edges while being hammered through steel. And burning tangs on is pure lazy. It does not result in a strong bond I don’t care how many times you say it does, a burned tang handle will always fail one way or another. There are proper ways to go about this such as broaching the hole, which does take a tad longer but renders an absolutely perfect result. Not to mention the lack of hand sanding before acid etching of the steel. Just asking for rust and contaminants to settle in and make home. You can’t fill me with the same run of the mill bullshit you do others I know what goes into a proper blade.

    • martinskanal
      martinskanal 3 ай бұрын +1

      ​@Roman humphrey I still think the iron cutting is about establishing the qualities of his tempering, nothing more. The iron cutting scene is spliced in towards the end.. I am not even certain it is the same knife. Not all clips in this video are chronological.
      Wether or not this guy is the best traditional knife smith or not, I have no clue, because I don't know anything about Korean knife makers and determining the knife quality based on this heavily edited video alone is not possible. Naturally this video is a sales pitch.. and cutting iron with that knife is part of it. They even provide link for an online knife shop in the description. Anyone in their right mind will know this knife is not recommended for cutting iron, and anyone with eyes can see that edge is damaged from this cutting. Seriously.
      Typically, sales videos about knives will contain cutting stuff a knife should never touch - that includes cutting through shoe soles and frozen foods. And paper, of course. KZclip is full of paper cutting with knives, as if cutting paper with a knife is a reasonable way of establishing sharpness - it is not. Paper will take "scary sharp" out of a razor sharp edge in surprisingly little time - processed cellulose fibers is bad for any edge, regardless of the quality of the blade. Any person with experience sharpening knives will know when an edge is sharp without cutting paper.
      The idea behind the heating of the tang when fitting the blade to the handle is that the knife maker use a too narrow hole for the tang.. the tang will burn away wood as it enters the handle and make just enough room for a snug fit. The tang will quickly cool down in the process, moisture in the wood that is burnt to ash will actually make nearby wood expand a little and compensate for charred wood. Since the tang is tapered, knocking the handle on a table will allow the blade to sink deeper into the handle. When done correctly it will not come loose easily. I've seen this technique used before on wa handles for Japanese knives.. for these knives, the handle is made to be easy to replace.. it is just a different school of thought. If you walk into a traditional knife shop in Japan they will change handle while you wait.

    • Roman humphrey
      Roman humphrey 3 ай бұрын +1

      @martinskanal watch the last clip again he re-establishes an edge after he cut the steel/iron bar. That was one of my points for the deception argument. It’s unrealistic to a true test, if they don’t have a problem lying to you about that what other processes are being cheated without your knowledge. Along with burning on the handle creating an extremely weak bond between steel and wood because of trapped ash and char, I can give example after example but this reply is starting to get kinda long

  • Virgile Lonziano
    Virgile Lonziano Ай бұрын

    Beautiful ! What is the chemical used at the end to give waving motives to the blade ? at 20:48

  • A
    A Ай бұрын +16

    I got a custom chef knife made from him for my birthday and it’s truly a masterpiece.

    • DamplyDoo
      DamplyDoo Ай бұрын +4

      What's his website

    • Uxc
      Uxc Ай бұрын +8

      do you cut street light poles with it?

  • Александр Громилов

    Супер ты мужик! Слава людям труда! Творческих вам успехов!

  • Guderian
    Guderian Ай бұрын

    Work of art. Wish I could do it

    JESUS CHRIST IS CALLING YOU 2 ай бұрын +15

    It's evident knife making is tough, but it also looks so fun and uniquely satisfying. 😌

  • Name_Rejected
    Name_Rejected Ай бұрын

    I want one of these in my life, talk about perfection.