SHIGEFUSA Wa Gyuto 210mm Kitaeji blade Knife

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SHIGEFUSA Wa Gyuto Kitaeji 8 3/4 inch (210mm) Blade Knife With Magnolia handle with Magnolia cover

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Mr. Tokifusa Iizuka who makes Shigefusa knife had been an apprentice in Sanjo Seisakujo(Mr.Kousuke Iwasaki and Mr. Shigeyoshi Iwasaki) for 10 years, and then Mr.Iizuka wanted to be Japanese cooking knife blacksmith, so Mr. Shigeyoshi Iwasaki introduced Mr. Iizuka to Mr.Munenori Nagashima who makes Japanese sword and Kasumi knife. Mr. Iizuka became an apprentice again to learn how to make knives to Mr. Nagashima before starting own business Shigefusa. Mr. Iizuka has two sons and they make Shigefusa Knives with their father now.

Honyaki knife is harder to crook after using the knife for a long time, but it is very hard to sharpen. Kasumi knife is easier to sharpen but it might be crooked after using for a long time.

Shigefusa Kitaeji knife is an ideal knife that is harder to crook and easier to sharpen the blade, and the knife is very famous with super sharp edge.

Kitaeji(Damascus) style blade is made of 100fs of times holding over Jigane and Sweden steel(Hagane).

Blade Length; 8 1/4 inch (210mm) Handle Length; 5 1/2 inch (140mm) Total Length; 14 1/2 inch (370mm) Knife weight is 5.9*oz. The heel part of the back width is 3.5mm(1/8h) wide.

HANDLE; Magnolia with Water Buffalo horn bolster BLADE; High quality Sweden steel blade edge Kitaeji Style (Damascus) blade