About This Item
TESSHU Katsuo Bocho (skip jack fillet knife) 240mm White 2 steel blade with Octagonal shaped Ho Handle fillet Knife
TESSHU is our Japanese cooking knife brand name which is made by selected very skillful craftsmen. Katsuo Bocho is used by people fillet skip jack all day long.
We will try to provide high quality selected knives with reasonable prices. We have agreed that we should not tell who the blacksmith is. He provides approximately 10 companies in Sakaiís distributors or famous knife makers his forged knives, and our price might be very competitive price for hand forged knives, and we do not want to get complain the price from the other companies.
Blade Length (from the tip to heel); 9 1/2 inch (240mm) Handle Length; 5 1/2inch (140mm) Total Length; 15 1/4 inch (385mm) Knife weight is 6.4oz.(179.2g) The heel part of the spine width is 3mm (1/8 inch) wide. The width from the heel to the spine; 34mm (1 3/8 inch)
Handle; Ho (Japanese magnolia) octagonal shaped water buffalo horn bolster
BLADE; Kasumi white 2 Steel Blade (it is put together soft iron and white 2 steel by the blacksmith).
Hagane: Hitachi white II steel (C; 1.0-1.1%, Si.; 0.10-0.20%, Mn; 0.20-0.30, P; less than 0.025, S; less than 0.004)