Nigara Blue #2 Honyaki Gyuto 240mm.Nigara Knives has a long tradition and turns out some really beautiful, hand made knives with exceptional quality. This region, in northern Japan, has a rich history of blacksmiths that made all kinds of weapons and tools which date back 350 years. Here is a new offering by their top blacksmith that made this Blue #2 steel honyaki gyuto in the most popular 240mm size. The blade is thin and beautifully ground and is mated to a classic ebony octagonal handle with buffalo horn ferrule.
Edge Length: 239mm
Spine Thickness: 2.6mm
Blade Height at Heel: 50mm
Construction: Hammer Forged, Honyaki
Edge Steel: Aogami #2 (Blue Paper #2)
Handle: Ebony Octagonal with Buffalo Horn Ferrule
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