Manaka Hamono Kisuke Blue #2 Kurouchi Tsuchime Bunka 165mm
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Manaka Hamono is a 5th generation blacksmith in Kasukabe, located in Saitama prefecture. 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: 51.9mm
Spine Thickness: 3.8mm
Edge Length: 165mm