The superb quality and finishing of this knife show the mastery of Satoshi-san's knife making skills and it's one you'll look forward to using every time.
This Hatsukokoro collaboration features a tall profile octagonal wenge handle with a blue coloured ferrule and heel and does not include a saya.
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- Blade Length: 234mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total Length: 390mm (Blade tip to handle end)
- Blade Height: 49.7mm (Heel to spine)
- Blade Thickness: 2.97mm (Spine width above the heel)
- Total Weight: 197 grams
- Core Steel: Silver 3
- Cladding Steel: Stainless
- Hardness: 62-63 (HRC)
- Handle Style: Japanese
- Handle Material: Various materials and colours available
- Left or Right handed: Either (Double Bevel)
Product SKU: NAKA-003
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Some measurements such as HRC are provided by manufacturers and should therefore be used as a guide.
Protection & care for this knife
The 240mm gyuto magnolia saya is a fairly tight fit but is compatable with this knife. Otherwise we would recommend a gyuto (27x5.5cm) sized blade guard to protect this knife if you're not storing it on a magnetic rack or stand.
Satoshi-san is a highly skilled blacksmith who trained and worked under master Kenichi Shiraki until his retirement at which point he took up the reins closing Shiraki knives and starting a new chapter.