This Mizuno Tanrenjo Hontanren 300mm sujihiki is an exquisite choice for aficionados of handcrafted, high end Japanese cutlery. The Hontanren line is constructed of Aogami #2 carbon steel in the core and a soft reactive cladding layer. The Mizuno family’s knives are particularly lauded for their outstanding heat treatments; in this case the Aogami #2 core is hardened to 62-63 HRC. As both the core and cladding layers are reactive, users should expect a patina to develop during normal use. This comes with a custom, stabilized handle from our woodworkers personal selection of wood.
Brand: Mizuno Tenrenjo Hontanren
Blacksmith: Mr. Mizuno
Location: Sakai, Japan
Construction: Hammer Forged, San Mai
Core Steel: Blue #2
Cladding: Soft Iron
Grind: Even: See Choil photo
Spine Thickness at Base:
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