ARITSUGU A-Style Yanagiba 240mm Semi-stainless steel blade
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ARITSUGU A-Style Yanagiba 240mm Semi-stainless steel blade with Ho wood cover
Aritsugu Company 400 years of family business, creating the finest quality knives and cooking utensils since then. Since 1560, 18 generations of the Aritsugu family have continued to pass along the forging techniques, and their products preferred by the imperial family. It started with Japanese Samurai Sword maker, Master Aritsugu Fujiwara. It is located on Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, well-known as world biggest fish market. Aritsugu provides top chefs in Japan hand crafted knives and cooking utensils.
Blade Length; 9 1/2inch (240mm) Handle Length; 5 3/8 inch (137mm) Total Length; 15 inch (380mm) The width from the spine to the heel; 1 inch (28mm) Knife weight is 4.6 oz. The end part of the back width is 4mm (1/8inch) wide.
HANDLE; Magnolia with Water Buffalo horn bolster. BLADE; A Special alloy of semi-stainless steel. It is light weight, and retaining sharp edge very long, and harder to rust as long as wipe water the end of the work. Aritsugu A-Style blades are made of Japanese steel alloy added Chrome for harder to rust. It is made of single steel blade.
Most of Stainless Steel knives contain 14% to 15% of Chrome. The steel of A-Style knives by Aritsugu are original steel, and it contains 7 % of Chrome. HRC of A-Style steel is 60 + 1 or - 1. It is little bid softer than Aritsugu Shiroko and Aoko steel knife blade.