Daisuke blank blade Hand forged white #1 steel Mirror Finish Tanto knife 130mm limited
The knife is forged by Mr. Daisuke Nishida and is one of the highest grade, superb examples of Japanese knives, using Yasuki white 1 steel.
Daisuke NIshida mainly focus to make by hand-forged in the traditional way, so he hasn't make knives made of containing blade material , as it has been done for hundreds of years in Japan.Also his factory who make blade edging,making handle and custom knife making are integrated manufacture.
-- Item detail -- approx size and weight
Blade length 130mm Cutting edge lenght 120mm Total length 200mm
Blade width 32mm, Blade thickness 2.0 to 4.5mm,
Tang length 71mm, Tang width 14mm, Tang thickness 4.5 mm, 99g
Hole size of tang 3 mm
-- Material --
*Blade: white 1 steel, base:soft iron, double edged *heat treated and Sharp edged blade
*Black smith, Daisuke Nishida
*Construction: San Mai, hand-forged in the traditional way
Note: Mirror Polished finish blade has some slight scratch line on the blade. and there are some tiny rust and crack on tang part, it's not defective.
*approx size and weight
A brand new, Made in Japan
*Price is include a knife
Japanese Tansetsu ancient Warikomi techniques
Japanese traditional techniques of knife making from forge welding (the process of hammering and forging steel and soft iron) to finishing, Forged soft iron steel are split with a chisel and core blade of Japanese Yasuki Hagane steel was buried. Mr. Daisuke Nishida is one of the very few blacksmiths who has a skills of Japanese Tansetsu ancient Warikomi techniques.