Hammer Forged by Yoshito Yamakawa from shirogami 2 clad in stainless, this series has a rustic nashiji style finish with a stepped grind for ease of sharpening and superior cutting performance. Yoshito's small family workshop in Chiba prefecture produces cutlery using a variety of straight carbon steels made entirely by hand.
Edge Angle: Double Bevel
Blade Length: 240mm
Total Length: 395mm
Blade Material: Shirogami 1 / White Carbon Steel 1, Clad in Stainless Steel (Sanmaiba / sandwiched)
Handle Material: Chestnut Wood
Saya/ Sheath: Not included
Rust Resistant: NO
* Please dry thoroughly to avoid rust!!
Due to the thinness of the Shirogami Carbon steel blade extreme care must be taken when using this knife.