Hatsukokoro Yoake features a nice workhorse beefy feel toward the spine and beautiful thin grinds at the edge with a wide primary bevel for optimal cutting and top-quality Aogami #1 carbon steel. The name Yoake means dawn. Cladding is soft iron in the Sakai tradition and the knife blades are finished with kurouchi on the top and hand-sharpened using natural stones on the bottom. If you like tall knives you will love these!
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