Hatsukokoro Hyomon White #2 Hand Laminated Damascus Gyuto 210mm

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A truly magnificent knife made and finished to the highest standards by one of the best blacksmiths.

Fitted with a Karin wood with black buffalo and 3 spacers handle.

First Impressions

Utterly stunning and made in very limited numbers, it's subtle, intricate and paired with a preimum karin wood handle the knife is out of this world. With an edge and profile that will simply fall through food.

Primarily known for his excellent work on the knives from Konosuke, Nihei san is an outstanding blacksmith who has trained in Sanjo at Yoshikane Hamono and this is a true work of art from his hands.


A picture is worth a thousand words for this knife and the detail from the tip to the end of the handle is stunning so we'll point you back to the gallery at the top of the page on this one and to the quick view video below! 

Our Verdict

Unquestionably a collectors piece, this is a premium knife made with the highest levels of skill and attention to detail from the exceptional edge, the damascus finish and stunning karin wood handle that you would expect from Nihei san and is certainly piece for the connoisseur.

Product details

  • Blade Length: 216mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
  • Total Length: 375mm (Blade tip to handle end)
  • Blade Height: 47.4mm (Heel to spine)
  • Blade Thickness: 3.17mm (Spine width above the heel)
  • Total Weight: 227 grams
  • Core Steel: White #2
  • Cladding Steel: Soft Iron
  • Hardness: 61-62 (HRC)
  • Handle Style: Japanese
  • Left or Right handed: Either (Double Bevel)

Product SKU: HAT-0010

Our aim is to measure and photograph our products as accurately as possible but due to many items being handmade, finished or using natural materials, there can be minor variance in measurements and things such as blade or wood finishes can vary. We will always endeavour to provide the most accurate measurements, photos and descriptions of our products.

Some measurements such as HRC are provided by manufacturers and should therefore be used as a guide.

Protection & care for this knife

This knife is sold including a gyuto sized blade guard.

Saya & Guards Knife Racks & Storage Sharpening & Blade Care

Meet the maker

Takahiro Nihei for Hatsukokoro

Primarily known for his excellent work on the knives from Konosuke, Nihei san is an outstanding blacksmith who has trained in Sanjo at Yoshikane Hamono.

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Cutting Edge Knives is a family run business established in 2011 and based in the picturesque town of Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. We love the history and craftsmanship that goes into making Japanese chef knives and accessories and the excitement and enjoyment you experience when using a truly sharp knife in the kitchen.

Over many years we've helped thousands of happy customers find their dream knife and look forward to helping you too.

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