Manaka Hamono Kisuke Blue #2 Kurouchi Tsuchime Gyuto 240mm
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: 54.5mm
Spine Thickness: 4.1mm
Edge Length: 244mm