This is a multi-purpose chef’s knife.
Forging Honyaki Shirogami1 is very difficult and very few blacksmiths have the necessary high level skills required to make it.
The blade is very hard with a little stickiness, and a razor-like edge.
The carbon steel knives require special care to avoid rusting and chipping.
Note: Kogetsu and Toko knives are traditionally crafted by Mr. Yoshito Yamakawa.
Japanese knives that proudly show their idiosyncrasies that reflect the manufacturing process.
In making these knives, the blacksmith patiently undertakes fifty steps,
the majority of which are done by hand, to create a durable knife whose sharpness is second to none.
The only machines used in the process are pedal-powered and specially designed for the craft.
Due to each knife being individually crafted, no finish is ever the same;
this is a knife for somebody who cares about performance power, not perfect looks.
Edge Angle: Double- edged
Blade Length: 180 mm
Total Length: 300mm
Blade Materia: Yasuki Shirogami 1Carbon steel
Handle Material: Composite Wood
Saya/ Sheath: Not include
Not Rust Resistant