HONMAMON "MOTOKANE" Sashimi Kurouchi Knife, Aogami Steel No.1

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  • Regular price US$77.00

  • Japanese Yanagiba Sashimi Knife for prepare Sashimi, Slice Raw Fish and Seafood.
  • Made in Japan! (Tosa)
  • Handmade by Tosa Craftsmen by Japanese Traditional Techniques!
  • Edge of Blade : Aogami Steel No.1, Hardness :around HRC61 +/- 1 Double Bevel and Available for Both Right Hander and Left Hander.
  • Kurouchi! Rough Appearance, but you can feel Tosa Craftsmen Spirits!


What is kurouchi knife?
Kurouchi knives retain the scaly residue left from the forging process, meaning that the residue works as coating on the carbon steel to prevent from rust.
The finish of Kurouch reduces reactivity on carbon steel knives, and give the knife a very characterful, rustic aesthetic prized by many knife enthusiasts.
Kurouchi finishes vary widely in appearance, uniformity, and durability. Rarely do pictures do these finishes justice as they have a very complex look and feel to them.
Of course you need to sharpen the edge everytime after using it even if the Kurouchi coating works for the sides of blade.


Blade Length : 210mm(8.3inch), Whole Length : 345mm(13.6inch), Weight : about 120g(4.2oz)


Blade Length : about 240mm(9.4inch), Whole Length : about 385mm(15.2inch), Weight : about 150g(5.3oz)