Hand forged japanese style kitchen knife Hankotsu.
Author's work knife maker George Waugh, Single Copy 1\1 (France, 2023).
The blade is hand-forged San Mai Steel:
- Stainless Steel 440B
- Center Carbon Steel D2
Hardness center HRC 57, keeps sharp for a long time.
The blade is beveled on two sides.
The shape of the handle: classic Japanese octahedron.
The handle is made of a Purple Heard and Black Ebony wood.
The length of the handle is 12.0 cm. This is for the classic palm of the hand.
blade length 12,5 cm / 4,9"
blade width 3,1 cm / 1,2"
blade thickness 3,6 mm / 0,14"
PLEASE, ALWAYS CLEAN THE KNIFE CARBON STEEL AFTER USE AND TREAT WITH OIL.