Mazaki Damascus Sujihiki 255mm

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Naoki Mazaki is a blacksmith located in Sanjo, Niigata. He works alone in his small workshop and handles all aspects of his knife making. This blade is forged with a core steel of Aogami #2 steel and cladded in a handmade suminagashi iron damascus.
The bevels are finished by hand on japanese whetstones to ensure an even grind and geometry. The forged distal taper is quite impressive and has a nice progressive thinness towards the tip. Lightly convexed bevels and very thin behind the cutting edge. The octagonal handle is made from magnolia and horn ferrule.