Moritaka Hamono has presented us with some truly fantastic knives in their Supreme series. Hand forging swords and knives for many centuries, Moritaka imbues their blades with a sense of tradition made manifest through the rustic aesthetic of the kurouchi finish, exceptionally well executed grinds, and impeccably treated Aogami Super core steel.
This Chinese cleaver, presented with a ho wood octagonal handle and buffalo horn ferrule, has more than enough length to cover large veggie prep work with ease. The core steel is taken to a Rockwell Hardness rating of 64-65 and is capable of a highly acute and very refined edge. Fit and finish on these knives is very good, though it should be noted that despite the kurouchi finish the iron cladding and core steel are still reactive and should be cared for as such. These are truly fantastic hand crafted blades that we are able to offer at very attractive prices.
Brand: Moritaka Aogami Super
Location: Yatsushiro, Japan
Construction: San Mai, Hammer forged
Steel: Aogami Super Steel, Inserted by Moritaka
Cladding: Soft Iron
Edge: 50/50 (See Photo)
Handle: Ho Wood Octagonal
Ferrule: Black Buffalo Horn
Weight: 1.125 pounds
Blade Length: 210 mm (8.25")
Overall Length: 350 mm (14")
Thickness at Heel: 5.2 mm
Blade Height: 110.7 mm
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