Yu Kurosaki's blacksmith shop is adjacent to Takefu Village in Echizen which is a hotbed of knife making in west-central Japan. This knife is an excellent tall and small knife that can be used on a wide variety of tasks. This size and shape are popular with home cooks in Japan and they will often choose this or a santoku for everyday meal preparation.
This one is finished with a beautiful custom octagonal handle that will give you years of enjoyment.
Blacksmith: Yu Kurosaki
Location: Ehizen, Japan
Construction: Hammer forged, san mai
Edge Steel: R2 Stainless Steel
Cladding: Stainless Cladding
Weight: 5.4 ounces / 154g
Blade Length: 158 mm
Total Length: 300 mm
Spine Thickness at Base: 2.9 mm
Blade Height: 45.6 mm
Handle: Custom Octagonal
Maker: Yu Kurosaki
Region: Echizen, Japan
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