Shibata san is making a limited number of these sweet knives made from top shelf Blue #2 steel and this one is his take on a deba knife with a kiri tip. The knife has a nice sized handle made with rosewood and black pakka wood and the engraving shows the date of manufacture.
Lest we forget, this knife caries all of the outstanding attributes that Shibata-san endows in his knives, in this case a beautifully executed grind and wonderful behind the edge thinness. Lastly, the uniqueness of the knife is further enhanced with the inclusion of a hand engraved date stamp on each blade, attesting to the date of manufacture.
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