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FUJISHITA KUROUCHI / BLACK FORGED SANTOKU KNIFE 165MM

$225.18 $209.19
(You save $15.99)

FUJISHITA KUROUCHI / BLACK FORGED SANTOKU KNIFE 165MM

$225.18 $209.19
(You save $15.99)
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FUJISHITA KUROUCHI / BLACK FORGED SANTOKU KNIFE 165MM

Santoku knife is a general purpose knife.

 

This beautifully understated Kurouchi collection by Shinji Fujishita utilise Aogami 1, renowned for its excellent wear resistance and fine grain structure. 

 

 The fit and finish of this line is quite basic but the heat treatment from Fujishita San is second to none, this is a budget friendly line produced by one of 

 

 the most talented bladesmiths in Takefu.

 

He has been awarded the Medal with Yellow Ribbon, the highest medal given to outstanding artisans, by the Japanese government. 

He is an expert in forging and heat treating carbon steel, he practices a unique forging method called Nimai Hiroge where two blades are placed

on top of each other and hammer beaten at the same time.

 Please note: Due to the thinness of the Aogami carbon steel blade extreme care must be taken when using this knife. 

* Please dry thoroughly to avoid rust!!

 Edge Angle: Double-edged 

Blade Length: 165mm 

Total Length: 290mm

Weight: 100g

Hardness: 63/65HRC

Steel: Blue Steel 1 / Aogami 1

Handle : Maru-Eh(Oval) Magnolia/Red Pakka

Saya/ Sheath: Not included 

Ferrule Corrosion Resistance: Fully Reactive 

 

 

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