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Takeda AS Classic 210mm Bunka
Takeda AS Classic 210mm Bunka
Takeda AS Classic 210mm Bunka

Takeda AS Classic 210mm Bunka

Item #: 210mm-Bunka

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The Bunka is a general purpose knife with a really cool shape. This 210mm version is the perfect size to be used as a gyuto/chef knife for most tasks in the kitchen.
Shosui Takeda specializes in hand forging blades from the highest quality Aogami Super Steel (AS), which is high in carbon and has added Vanadium for strength and durability. Each blade holds its edge extraordinarily well and resharpens easily.
The blades are marked with ďASĒ and Takedaís Signature. They are forged entirely by hand, as has been practiced for three generations. The blade is approximately 160mm long and almost 50mm wide! The blade of the Bunka is made super thin for amazing slicing ability.
Following this lengthy process another artisan member of the Takeda team completes the knife with a natural rosewood handle featuring a custom contoured octagonal pattern and ebony ferrule. The Nakago, or tang, is then sealed with a natural waterproof resin. This unusual and useful knife will appeal to anyone who values true handmade tools steeped in a rich history of craftsmanship.

  • Weight: 5.4oz
  • Length on edge: 210-215mm
  • Spine Thickness: 3mm
  • Blade Height: 56.5mm

    Please know that all measurements are approximations! Takeda-san and his helpers make each of these knives by hand, without a template. As a result, every knife is unique and the stats will vary.

    **Please see custom saya page for saya information.

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    5  Product Review, June 4, 2014
    Posted By: Steve B - verified customer

    simply an unbelievable product. outstanding craftsmanship & razor sharp out of the box. ty CKTG :-)

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    5  Product Review, May 4, 2014
    Posted By: Steve B - verified customer

    knife arrived today :-) razor sharp right out of the box, balaced, great looking. add on the ease of shopping, great service, and quick shipping... and im one very satisfied customer! ty ck2go :-)

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