About This Item
Tesshu Wa Hankotsu Knife 140mm White II Steel blade With Octagonal Shaped Ho handle forged by Mr. Naoki Mazaki
Blade smith , Mr. Naoki Mazaki started on the blacksmith job since 2011, and in 2017, he has established his own business at his own factory after he had worked at Yoshikane, Sanjyo.
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)
Blade Length; 5 5/8 inch (143mm) Handle Length; 5 3/8 inch (137mm) Total Length; 11 inch (280mm) Knife weight: 2.8oz. Spine width nearby the heel is 3mm (1/8 inch) wide. Width from the heel to the spine: 24mm (15/16 inch) HANDLE; octagonal shaped Ho (Japanese magnolia) with Water Buffalo horn bolster BLADE; Hitachi white II steel (high carbon steel ) with soft iron cladding (single bevel kasumi style)