Ogata san is one of the many knife makers of the Takefu Knife Village cooperative factory based in Echizen Japan. He's a master smith with excellent skills and his knvies have a reputation of high cutting performance. This line features SG2 stainless steel that takes an outstanding edge and holds it well. Because the knives have steep edges we recommend care when cutting and do not cut hard items like bones or frozen food or stalks and other hard items or else you can chip the knife. If you treat it with care you'll be rewarded with a knife that will cut effortlessly.
Blacksmith: Ogata san
Location: Echizen Japan
Factory: Takefu Knife Village
Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
Edge Steel: SG2 Powdered Stainless Steel
Edge Grind: Even 50/50
Blade Finish: Kasumi (It means "Hazy")
Handle: Red Sandal Wood Octagonal
Weight: 4.4oz/ 124g
Blade Length: 130 mm
Overall Length: 260 mm
Spine Thickness at Heel: 2.2 mm
Blade Height at Heel: 50.8 mm
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