Moritaka AS Petty 150mm Custom. Centuries of knowledge and tradition have culminated in the production of Moritaka’s Supreme series of knives. Aogami Super (AS) steel treated to achieve a Rockwell Hardness rating of 64-65 is found at the core of this 130mm petty.
The AS steel in Moritaka’s knives is excellent. Very hard, capable of extreme levels of refinement and acuteness and less prone to corrosion than many other carbon steels, the edge of this knife is a dream to sharpen and cut with. Clad in softer iron with a kurouchi finish, the rustic aesthetics are both pleasing and evocative of the deep tradition of Moritaka Hamono. It comes with a custom handle by our woodworker Isaiah Schroeder.
Maker: Moritaka Hamono
Location: Yatsushiro. Japan
Construction: Hammer Forged, San Mai
Edge Steel: Aogami Super
Cladding: Soft Iron
Edge Grind: Even
Weight: 2.9 ounces / 82g
Blade Length: 150 mm
Overall Length: 278 mm
Thickness at Heel: 3.2 mm
Blade Height: 32 mm
Please note you will get the item in the photographs
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