We are thrilled to add these stunningly beautiful knives to our store. The attributes that people associate with the Konosuke brand are fully on show with these gorgeous knives!
SKD steel has a fine structure and good distribution of the elements, which in turn makes it possible to add more alloy elements than in other stainless steels. The result is an increase in hardness and a more impressive cutting characteristic. SKD steel is slightly harder than SG2 steel but because of the lower chrome content, it is less rust-resistant too. Combine this great alloy with an outer stainless jigane that has been treated to a wonderful tsuchime kurouchi finish and you have a knife that will last for generations and looks as good as it did out of the box!
We cannot over-emphasize the outstanding levels of fit and finish that are displayed here. The grinds and profile are perfect. The finish of the spine, choil, and neck are about as good as they come. The Khii Chestnut handle is a wonder to look at and hold.
Location: Sanjo City, Japan
Construction: Hammer Forged, San Mai
Edge Steel: SKD
Finish: Tsuchime (Hammered) Kurouchi (Black)
Weight: 6.4oz/ 184g
Blade Length: 167 mm
Overall Lenght: 316 mm
Spine Thickness at Heel: 3.9 mm
Blade Height at Heel: 52.4 mm