This Karaku Aogami Super Nakiri 165mm is constructed from very up-market steel called Aogami Super Steel or AS for short. The steel is particularly liked for its ability to achieve a very fine edge which it also retains better than most other steels. It is also very easy to sharpen. The steel is fairly reactive so wiping down and drying should be done after every use.
With a blade length of 165mm, these nakiris excel at a variety of cutting tasks, especially push cutting and chopping.
The Karaku gyuto comes with a beautiful custom, stabilized octagonal handle.
Blacksmith: Michikuni Tokaji
Location: Tosa Japan
Construction: Hammer Forged, San Mai
Edge Steel: AS (Aogami Super)
Cladding: Soft Iron
Edge Grind: Even
Weight: 7.2oz / 206g
Blade Length: 165mm
Total Length: 310mm
Spine Thickness at Base: 3.3mm
Blade Height: 50mm
Handle: Custom, Stabilized, Octagonal
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