A real understated beauty that combines the best of all worlds, its VG10 core clad in an easy to maintain stainless mean performance is excellent and the polished finish provides a visual treat when it's stored on your knife rack.
This knife has been paired with a sensational one-off custom handle from @letshandlethis made from a blue dyed black ash burl hybrid with dark blue resin, blue snakeskin spacer with black G10 rings.
- Blade Length: 245mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total Length: 393mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade Thickness: 2.37mm (Measured level with heel)
- Blade Height: 54mm (Heel to spine)
- Total Weight: 183 grams
- Steel Type - Cladding: Stainless
- Steel Type - Core: VG10
- Left or Right handed: Either
- Hardness: 62 (HRC)
- Handle Style: Japanese
- Handle Material: Octagonal wa teak and black buffalo horn. Custom handles also available.
Product SKU: CUS-0003
Our aim is to measure and photograph all our products as accurately as possible but due to the handmade nature of many items, please be aware that there may be some variance in the measurements and that things such as blade and knife handle patterns can vary and presentation boxes may differ from those shown but we will always endeavour to provide the most accurate measurements, photos and descriptions of our products.
Some measurements such as HRC are provided by the manufacturer and should therefore be used as a guide.
Compatable saya or guard
A fourth generation blacksmith, Shigeki Tanaka and his small workshop based in Miki City are highly regarded for their skill and experience which has been passed down through the generations.