MASASHI Hankotsu Boning Knife Double bevel 145mm SLD
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MASASHI Hankotsu Osaka Style Boning Knife Double bevel 145mm SLD Steel blade with Charred Chest Nut Octagonal shaped handle and Magnolia wood cover
In December 2012, the three of main blacksmiths in Yoshikane have (Mr. Yoshida, Mr. Kazuomi Yamamoto, and Mr. Masashi Yamamoto) started on own business. Mr. Yoshida might make small amount of products, but he is more like semi-retired, and Mr. Kazuomi Yamamoto has taken over Yoshikane business with a couple of helpers since then. Mr. Masashi Yamamoto has got own business which is Masashi Kobo. This knife is made by Mr. Masashi Yamamoto.
It is originally used for fillet chicken or deboning chicken or deboning meat. It does not have the heel, but it might be a great utility knife.
It is boning knife, so it is little thicker than the same length petty knife.
Blade Length; 5 3/4 inch (145mm) Handle Length; 5 inch (126mm) Total Length; 11 inch (275mm) Knife weight is 3.9oz. The heel part of the spine width is 3mm (1/8inch) wide.
HANDLE; Charred chestnut octagonal shaped handle with Water Buffalo horn bolster COVER; Magnolia
BLADE; SLD (high quality tool steel, stainless steel) SLD steel----Hitachi Steel Co. SLD stainless steel (C; 1.4-1.6%, Cr.; 11-13%, and others)