"KIYOKANE" Santoku Kurouchi (Multi-Purpose Knife) Aogami Super Steel with Wooden Case, 180mm

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It is a knife blacksmith made by traditional style. 

(Tosa) Handmade by Tosa Craftsment! Kurouchi : Rough Appearance, but you can feel Tosa Craftsmen Spirits!
Aogami Super 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 .

Edge of Blade : Aogami Super Steel which contains High-Carbon. Hardness : around HRC64 +/- 1, Cut Well!

As Aogami Super hardness is extremely high, it is hard to grind and we recommend the knife for just those who know well about Japanese kitchen knives and sharpening.

Double Bevel. Available for both Right and Left Hander

Including Wooden case

Use : Meat, Fish.Vegetables, Fruits

SIZE: Blade Length 180mm(7inch), Whole Length 340mm(13.4inch), Thickness of spine around 3mm(0.12inch) , Weight 150g(5.3oz)

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.
Item no. 1117761
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