ibuki tanzo blank blade forged blue #1 steel Kasumi Takobiki sashimi knife 280mm
This is an especially sharp and high class hardness Japanese knife blade, using core blade blue-1 steel from Yasuki hagane, which is reputed to be the top grade of steel for knives. Aogami Blue -1steel is Alloy steel with W and Cr, to improve heat-treatment properties and wear resistance.
The knife is double edged blade version of the single edged Takobiki- Sashimi knife famously used for preparing sushi, sliced a fish, also serves as regular Sujihiki knives.
-- Item detail -- approx size and weight
Takobiki sashimi double edged knife
Blade length 280mm, Cutting edged length 277mm, Total length 380mm,Blade width 23 to 26mm, Blade thickness 2.0 to 3.0mm,
Tang length 95mm, Tang width 7 to 10mm, Tang thickness 2 to 3 mm, 117g
-- Material --
*Blade: Blue 1 steel, base:soft iron, double edged *heat treated and Sharp edged blade
*Black smith, Tadayoshi Tokaji
*Construction: San Mai, hand-forged in the traditional way
Note: Kasumi 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
Paying Particular Attention to the Center of Gravity
By creating a thickness near the handle, the center of gravity lies near the user’s hand. This gives the knife a good balance, and it is devised in a way that it is a joy to hold.