Yu Kurosaki is rapidly becoming one of the most revered blade makers working out of the famous Takefu Knife Village in Echizen, Japan. He began his blacksmith work in 2002 when he started working in Kanehiro-uchi-hamono. He claims he was not a natural blacksmith from the beginning and wanted to quit many times. We are very pleased that he did not!
Kurosaki makes this knife with VG10 stainless steel and it's a beautiful knife that will retain those good looks for years to come while providing you with excellent cutting performance!
One glance at the choil shot tells you everything you need to know about how this stunner will perform. The grind is something to behold. Now add to that artistry one of the most unique looking blade finishes we have ever seen, and you end up with a collectible piece of functional art for your kitchen.
Yu Kurosaki has done it again. The driving rain look of the Fujin is arguably his most unique and finest finish yet. We are so very pleased to be able to offer these gorgeous knives to our customers.
Blacksmith: Yu Kurosaki
Location: Echizen, Japan
Construction: Hammer Forged, San Mai
Edge Steel: VG10 Stainless Steel
Edge Length: 268mm
Spine Thickness: 3.3mm
Edge Grind: Even (See Photo)
Handle: Rosewood Octagonal
Ferrule: Black Pakka Wood