Watanabe Blue #2 Yanagiba 270mm
Sinichi Watanabe is a sixth generation blacksmith forging high quality out of Niigata Japan.
Watanabe Pro Series knives are forged out of Aogami 2 (blue 2) steel and heat treated very hard to 63-65 hrc giving these knives longer edge life and a nice feel when sharpening. These knives have a high level of fit and finish. Yanagiba are single bevel slicing knives. These have a right handed orientation. The handle is d shaped hoo wood and buffalo horn ferrule.