Ashi Hamono makes incredibly high performance knives out of Sakai, Japan. Their knives and known for thinness and superb geometry. These blades have a slight convexity making the cutting feel very enjoyable. Quality control is very important to Ashi. They make their blades, handles, sayas all in house.
The swedish stainless steel is rated at 60hrc. It sharpens easily, has good wear resistance, and is very durable. The handle is made from Hoo wood with a buffalo horn ferrule.
This honesuki knife is perfect for left handed users to fabricate poultry, game, and meat.
ALL ASHI HAMONO KNIVES COME WITH MATCHING SAYA.
Height at Heel: 38mm
Spine Thickness: 2.3mm
Edge Legnth: 138mm