Shosui Takeda, hailing from Nimii, Japan, is an esteemed blacksmith known for his outstanding craftsmanship in creating knives. Utilizing premium Aogami Super
Steel, he expertly forges his masterpieces within his compact blacksmith studio. One of his most commendable creations is the Takeda Stainless Clad AS Sasanoha, a large-sized gyuto
steeped in tradition.
This knife features a double-edged blade, making it compatible for both left and right-handed users. It's lightweight, thin, and has a cutting ability that is nothing short of a dream. The knife excels not only in carving and slicing tasks but is also ideal for delicate tasks such as filleting. This makes it an excellent all-purpose preparation knife suitable for professionals, as well as an ideal multipurpose knife for domestic use. Here are the details of its specifications. Each knife is a unique piece, skillfully hand-forged and completely original.
Brand: Takeda Hamono
Blacksmith: Shosui Takeda
Location: Niimi Japan
Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
Core Steel: Aogami Super
Handle: Stained Maple Octagonal
Ferrule: Black Pakka Wood
Edge Grind: Even 50/50
Steel: Aogami Super
Weight: 5.2oz / 148g
Please know that all measurements are approximations! Takeda-san and his helpers make each of these knives by hand, without a template. As a result, every knife is unique and the stats will vary.