Shibata Koutetsu Ko-bunka 135mm
The Shibata Koutetsu was modeled after the Japanese "koutetsu" battleships. Signature k-tip nose and rounded heel gives these knives unique personality. Forged from R2 steel rated at 63hrc. This steel is prided for having extremely long edge retention and its ability to take a razor sharp edge.
The Koutetsu line is a thin and high performance knife. The blade face has a satin finish to help with food release. The spine and heel are both rounded and polished. Fitted with a rosewood octagonal handle.
Sayas available for this knife.
Height at Heel: 41.5mm
Spine Thickness: 1.8mm
Edge Length: 142mm