ibuki wa handle custom knife making kit for beginners Blue #1 steel Santoku 185mm
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.
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
Santoku double edged knife
Blade length 185mm, Total length 290mm, Blade width 50mm, Blade thickness 1.8 to 4.0mm,
Tang length 90mm, Tang width 13mm, Tang thickness 4.0 to 1.0 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: 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 a wooden blank.
-- wood blank detail --
Material: Japanese Yama sakura wood *wood grain varies *natural wood, non coating
Size: Total length 143mm, width 25mm, thickness 20mm
*hole size: total length 75mm, width 13.5mm, thickness 4mm
*note:*As it's a natural wood so it has a tiny scratch.
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