Ogata Kurouchi Nakiri 165mm
Syungo Ogata is a younger bladesmith from Takefu, Echizen. His knives are forged from shirogami #2 (white 2) steel and cladded in a soft iron damascus with kurouchi finish. Middleweight workhorses with a strong and stiff feel but perform extremely well due to the thin convex grind. The hardness rating is 62hrc. Handle is rosewood oval with a black pakka wood ferrule.