Murata Western Petty 135mm
Hailing from the city of Kochi Japan, blacksmith Takeo Murata has earned a reputation for producing quality knives at very attractive prices. His material of choice is Blue #1 steel which he hardens to 61-63 HRC. The blade is then completed with a lovely kurouchi finish which aids in the protection of the blade and cutting performance.
The 135mm Petty featured here comes with a nice western handle made from black pakka wood fastened with 3 rivets. The knife has a light weight to it and a nimble feel allowing for fine chopping and slicing work as well as intricate detail cuts.
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