Hatsukokoro Yoake Blue #1 Kurouchi Gyuto 240mm
The Hatsukokoro Yoake series is hand forged from blue #1 high carbon steel laminated in iron cladding. The bevels are flattened and polished, minimizing low spots for easy future thinning. These blades have a medium/heavy weight feel to them with great distal taper. The blade is kurouchi finished with rounded spine and choil. These come fitted with octagonal walnut and buffalo horn ferrule.
Edge length: 246mm
Height at heel: 55.8mm
Spine thickness above heel: 5.3mm