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Makoto Ryusei AS Santoku 170mm
Makoto Ryusei AS Santoku 170mm Makoto Ryusei AS Santoku 170mmMakoto Ryusei AS Santoku 170mmMakoto Ryusei AS Santoku 170mm
Makoto Ryusei AS Santoku 170mm Makoto Ryusei AS Santoku 170mmMakoto Ryusei AS Santoku 170mmMakoto Ryusei AS Santoku 170mm

Makoto Ryusei AS Santoku 170mm

Item #: RyuseiSantoku
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Makoto Kurosaki is making a new line of blades going by the name of Ryusei, which is Japanese for “shooting star.” A bit like the maker! These new blades are so well made and executed we continue to be impressed and amazed at the overall quality of his work.

The blade is quite thin at the spine and after the high transition to the primary blade road it thins out even more in a most satisfying way. One look at the choil shot will clearly illustrate the wonderfully thin and precise grind achieved my this budding master.

Makoto-san has used Aogami Super steel as the core element and wrapped it with a softer stainless steel. This makes for a really great combination of super carbon edge abilities in an easy to maintain and rugged exterior. The AS hagane is hardened to 62+ HRC which bestows the blade with the ability to take and hold a super sharp edge.

The blades are beautifully finished, as are all of his knives. These are further enhanced by some well executed hand engraved kanji elements—a great touch and great new knife. A maple and red pakka wood octagonal handle finishes off this knife perfectly.

  • Brand: Makoto
  • Blacksmith: Makoto Kurosaki
  • Location: Echizen, Japan
  • Construction: San Mai
  • Method: Hammer Forged
  • Quenching: Water Quenched
  • HRC: 62+-
  • Finish: Hairline
  • Edge Steel: AS
  • Cladding: Stainless Steel
  • Handle: Octagonal
  • Ferrule: Red Pakka Wood
  • Spine Thickness: 2mm
  • Edge Length: 170mm
  • Height: 48mm
  • Edge Grind: Even (See Choil Photo)
  • Weight: 4.6oz / 130g

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