What steel do I get for finishing knives - blue, carbon or stainless
I've always used Ames "feather light" stainless knives, but they're only available at Ames stores. In 30+ years I'm on my second set, so they last a long time. Most stainless knives I've looked at in the big box stores are awfully stiff. For occasional use, the blue blades might be a better choice. The main thing is to get something that's comfortable in your hand with a fair amount of flex....
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