"HONMAMON" Gyuto Kurouchi (Chef's Knife) 210mm, Aogami Steel, Cherry Tree Handle, for Left Hand

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  • Regular price US$64.00

  • SIZE: Blade Length about 210mm(8.3inch), Whole Length 360mm(14.2inch), Weight about 190g(6.7oz)
  • Edge of Blade : Aogami Steel No.2, which contains High-Carbon. Hardness :around HRC61 +/- 1. Honbazuke. Honbazuke : Very Sharp!
  • Double Bevel. Handle for Left Hand User, i.e. Shinogi is on the left side of the handle, Home Use. Cutting meat, fish. vegetables, fruits.
  • Made in Japan! (Tosa) Handle : Cherry Tree, Handmade by Tosa Craftsment! Kurouchi : Rough Appearance, but you can feel Tosa Craftsmen Spirits! Handle : Cherry Tree
  • Lovers of Japanese Handmade Items to Gather! By hammering the materials, the craftsman changes its features! Come and get to see the miracles Japanese Craftsmen make! It could have some small scratches, flaws or bent, but they are the proof of handmade! The product seems rougher than machine made ones, but the quality is great, which you cannot feel with machine made one!
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.

It is a knife blacksmith made by traditional style. Aogami No 2 Steel is a superlative steel for professional knives.  so it is extremely sharp and sharpness lasts longer. However,it gets rust easily so it needs maintenance . Additional Sharpening is done with the edge.before 2019 Nov. 06 selling. We do not recommend this for those who do not like small irregularities, as this is a handmade, it could have some. We will not accept any return requests and claims on small flaws proof of handmade.

Item no. 4573200714320