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by Marko Tsourkan
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Tsourkan Knives
Topic: An Introduction
Replies: 14
Views: 15945

Re: An Introduction

Rob, A2 is a tool steel and vanadium in it makes it a little more difficult to sharper to razor sharp state on water stones. Over the years I have refined over the years heat treatment for A2, closing the gab in sharpen-ability between it and carbon steels, but I find that it is still best to finish...
by Marko Tsourkan
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Customer Product Reviews
Topic: Marko Tsourkan 240mm AEB-L Gyuto
Replies: 6
Views: 6878

Re: Marko Tsourkan 240mm AEB-L Gyuto

Hi Chris, I read the review, thank you for taking the time. If you would like, send it to me and I will go over the geometry and tune it up to address things that the knife didn't do well. Once I am done, I will refinish the blade to the factory finish, so the knife you will get back won't look diff...
by Marko Tsourkan
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Tsourkan Knives
Topic: An Introduction
Replies: 14
Views: 15945

Re: An Introduction

It is steel similar to White #1. I got it from Devin Thomas. He calls it "Spicy White".

Thanks,

Marko
by Marko Tsourkan
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Tsourkan Knives
Topic: An Introduction
Replies: 14
Views: 15945

An Introduction

My name is A. Marko Tsourkan. I live in Mt. Vernon, NY and I work from my workshop in New Rochelle, NY. As long as can remember, I have always been into knives. A vivid memory from my childhood - my grandfather peeling an apple with his small patinaed carbon folder and me thinking: I want that knife...
by Marko Tsourkan
Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Tsourkan Knives
Topic: Welcome Marko!
Replies: 5
Views: 5352

Re: Welcome Marko!

Thanks guys! The pleasure was mine.

Marko
by Marko Tsourkan
Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marko Tsourkan Knives
Replies: 117
Views: 25336

Re: Marko Tsourkan Knives

Hello there, a little late to the thread, my apologies. The knives in the picture are on the way to CKTG. A2 is a very promising steel. I have been working with this steel since 2010, on and off. In the last year or so, we finally settled on the heat treatment recipe. A2 does need to be manipulated ...