KOTETSU R2 PETTY 150MM ROSE WOOD HANDLE
The Kotetsu series by Takayuki Shibata is renowned for it’s laser grind, this series is extremely thin behind the edge and
moves through ingredients effortlessly.
The handle of this knife is made from Rose Wood, it is a traditional Japanese style.
Rose wood is water-resistant and therefore perfect for keeping high standards
of hygiene within your kitchen.
The fully stainless san-mai series has a core of R2 powdered steels which has excellent edge retention due to it’s alloying.
The shape of these knives was inspired by the design of a famous Japanese battleship and the name Kotetsu refers to the extremely hard
“Hagane” (hard steel) used in this series.
Takayuki Shibata is a master sharpener based in Fukuyama city Hiroshima prefecture.
He hand sharpens all the Kotetsu series with his own unique method, this gives them both a polished but toothy edge making these knives
truly breath taking to cut with.
Maker: Takayuki Shibata
Size of Blade: 150mm
Total Length : 280mm
Hardness: 63/65 HRC
Handle: Rose wood and Ebony Hakkaku (Octagon)
Sheath : Available this particular knife