This works so well I am compelled to share. This is in appearance a peeler. However to those with a skilled eye....it is clearly a pu knife. It comes to a point and is slightly sharp at the tip. The curvature of the peeler keeps it from flexing. The point allows for isolating a particular leaf if need be or diving into a beeng with a more aggresive hand. It simply works great. And of course it is made in China.
Jan 23rd, '09, 19:39
Joined: Oct 23rd, '06
Location: Seattle Area
probably started life as an oyster knife in japan it has the beefy handle and strong good quality blade to really pry stuff out if need be but is small enough to maneuver around to get that whole leaf. flat on one side and beveled on the other makes following a layer easy. most perfect puerh knife ever.
Jan 23rd, '09, 22:59
Joined: May 22nd, '06
Location: Trapped inside a bamboo tong!
Thanks Sal. The background is a lacquered serving tray with dual light sources. Then of course, I photoshopped the shit out of it. A combination of blurring and sharpening gives it that surreal effect. Then darkened till you nearly loose detail, the brighten till you nearly blow out the highlights. Its kinda my thing.
Jan 24th, '09, 18:16
Joined: Jul 23rd, '08
Location: The Isle of Malta