ibuki tanzo blank blade forged white #1 steel Tsukasa Kurouchi Petty knife 135mm
This is an especially sharp and high class hardness Japanese knife blade, using core blade white-1 steel from Yasuki hagane, which is reputed to be the top grade of steel for knives.
-- Item detail -- approx size and weight
Petty double edged knife
Blade length 135mm, Total length 215mm, Blade width 30mm, Blade thickness 2.5 to 1.2mm,
Tang length 70mm, Tang width 10mm, Tang thickness 2.6 mm, 43g
-- Material --
*Blade: white 1 steel, base:soft iron, double edged *heat treated and Sharp edged blade
*Black smith, Tsukasa Tokaji
*Construction: San Mai, hand-forged in the traditional way
Note: There are some tiny rust and crack on body steel and tang part, it's not defective. Japanese traditional Kurouchi finish.
*approx. size and weight
A brand new, Made in Japan
*Price is include a knife
*The engraved mark may change without notice.
Sale discount note: The tang part of this knife blank was rough finished. It's not level or flat or symmetrical in some cases. However you can re-shape with file, hammer or vice, because tang material is soft iron.
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.