Tanaka san from Miki Japan brings us this beautiful custom Sekiso Damascus version shown here. The beautiful Damascus cladding is made of soft ductile iron to extend the life of your sharpening stones, and the Aogami #2 or blue paper #2 core steel will take really well to them (not that the visits will be all too frequent). With a Rockwell Hardness of 60, the edge will hold for substantially longer than any stainless steel Western blade could boast.
This knife is has a really well ground convex blade, as Steve will tell you in the video below. Pairing this knife with the 135mm or 150mm petty from this line would create a great tag team on your cutting board, and would not leave you wanting for performance, quality, or raw visual appeal. It comes with a gorgeous handle made by our woodworkers Isaiah Schroeder and Brandon Norstad.
Weight: 5.8 ounces
Blade Length: 206 mm
Overall Length: 350 mm
Thickness at Heel: 2.9 mm
Blade Height: 49 mm
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