ibuki wa handle custom knife making kit for beginners Blue #1 steel petty 105mm
Let’s try to make a custom knife with a hand forged blade. To find a knife that perfectly fits your grip is to build it yourself. Please make your self custom knife making with this kit.
The kit is include 2 handles.
1. wooden blank of Yama sakura wood
2. ready-made D shape walnut wooden handle blank. *You can set it with ease.
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.
-- Item detail -- approx. size and weight
Petty double edged knife
Blade length 105mm, Total length 190mm,Blade width 27mm, Blade thickness 1.0 to 2.5mm,
Tang length 75mm, Tang width 4 to 8mm, Tang thickness 3.0 mm, 35g
-- 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: 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 and 2 wooden blanks.
-- wood blank detail --
*Yama sakura wooden blannk
Material: Japanese Yama sakura wood *wood grain varies *natural wood, non coating
Size: Total length 141mm, width Bottom 25mm to Top 22 mm, thickness 20mm
*hole size: total length 65mm, width 9mm, thickness 3.0mm
*note:*As it's a natural wood so it has a tiny scratch.
*Japanese traditional D shape walnut wooden handle blank 131mm
Size: Total length 131mm, width 26.6 to 21mm, thickness 22.5mm to 17mm/ hole size : W 10mm x 3.2mm x Depth 100mm *approx
*Material: Japanese kurumi walnut wood. wood grain varies, non-coating with black resin bolster
*As handle is made from natural wood, so it have a tiny scratch in some case.
*Origin: Made in Japan
Please adjust your self its shape perfectly fitting for your tang, as a hole of a wood is cut a tang shape.
This kit is need to be attach a blade to a handle by yourself. Need a epoxy resin or a bond. Please refer to following page.
How to attach a tang to a ready-made wa handle for biginners