Manaka Hamono Kisuke Blue #2 Kurouchi Tsuchime Petty 120mm
Manaka Hamono is a 5th generation blacksmith in Kasukabe, located in Saitama pref. He began making knives about 10 years ago and developed a forge-welding technique so everything in house is hand laminated. This series is forged from Aogami #2 (Blue #2) hand laminated in soft iron. The bevels are kasumi finished on a progression of Japanese whetstones, this process refines geometry and also allows for easier maintenance. Comes fitted with a octagonal Walnut handle.
Height at Heel: 31.9mm
Spine Thickness: 2.9mm
Edge Length: 123mm