This custom Moritaka Aogami Super Santoku boasts a beautiful handle made with honey locust and curly walnut. Like all Moritaka Supreme knives, this kurouchi-finished santoku sports a core of very hard Aogami Super steel which can take an incredibly acute and refined edge. This steel is also slightly less reactive than other carbon steels due to the high alloy content.
Moritaka Hamono is one of the oldest knife manufacturers we carry on our site and centuries of crafting hand forged blades have culminated in these wonderful knives. 50/50 convex grinds provide great ingredient separation and the high level of fit and finish on these knives belies the extremely aggressive pricing for such a premium product. We are thrilled to be the only US distributor of these knives which are truly a piece of Japanese blade making history and an exceptional value. This one comes with a beautiful custom buckeye burl octagonal handle.
Location: Yatsushiro, Japan
Construction: Hammer Forged, San Mai
Core Steel: Aogami Super Steel
Cladding: Soft Iron
Handle: Custom Octagonal
Weight: 4.5 ounces
Blade Length: 170 mm
Overall Length: 315 mm
Spine Thickness at Base: 3.1 mm
Blade Height: 44.7 mm
Custom handle: Custom Buckeye Burl
5Moritaka, March 30, 2017
Posted By: Cameron Innis - verified customer
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