Blade Material : Aogami Steel No.2 (Blue Steel/ High Carbon Steel), Hardness :around HRC61 +/- 1. Handle Material : Walnut wood
Made in Japan! Handedness : Right and Left hand. (It doesn't have fine edge when we ship this item. So please sharpen edge as you like.)
Use : Cutting Vegetables, Meat, Fish.
This item is handmade by a Japanese craftsman, with which you can feel the human warmth. They are quite different from machine made ones. We do not recommend it for those who do not like a small slash or slight curve of the blade.
It is a knife blacksmith made by traditional style. Aogami No2 steel is a superlative steel for professional knives. However,it gets rust easily so it needs maintenance . Attention : The blade is attached by hammering to the wooden handle. At that time, as Nakago of blade is heated quite high, there could be small cracks at the top of the handle. No problem for use, but we do not recommend this for those who do not like those cracks, Wa- Handles are easily replaced so that we can keep using fine blades for a long time.
Blade Length : 210mm(8.3inch), Total length : 370mm(14.6inch), Weight : about 190g(6.7oz)
Blade Length : 240mm(9.4inch), Total length : 400mm(15.7inch), Weight : about 210g(7.4oz)