Moritaka Hamono makes excellent slicing knives which they call yanagibas but most Japanese makers refer to these as sujihikis since they have a double bevel on them. The blade is made with Aogami Super (AS) steel sandwiched between layers of softer iron cladding.
This style of blade is perfect for push and pull slicing. The knife will be a favorite with cooks who do a lot of protein work.
We have a very limited number of these fascinating blades that we are making available with our exclusive custom handle made by Isaiah Schroeder.
Blacksmith: Moritaka Hamono
Location: Yatsushiro Japan
Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
Edge Steel: Aogami Super Steel
Cladding: Soft Iron
Tang: Stainless Steel
Edge Grind: Even: See Choil Photo
Handle: Custom Octagonal
Weight: 184g / 6.5 ounces
Blade Length: 272 mm
Overall Length: 415 mm
Thickness at Heel: 2.7 mm
Blade Height: 36 mm
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