ibuki wa handle custom knife making kit for beginners Blue #2 steel Santoku 165mm
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 blades are made by Mr. Kosuke Muneishi.
Using yasuki hagane blue #2 steel and the tempering method taking over from the first-generation head gives high quality stabilizes resulting in greater, HRC 64-65 hardness.
About handle blank
Japanese natural Yama sakura wood is water-resistant, antibacterial material, good smell of tree and good hand touch wood.The hardest wood in Japan is Hardly warped, providing strength and resistance to aging, so it is used as expensive furniture and fountain pen.
-- Item detail -- approx size and weight
Blade length 165mm, Total length 265mm, Blade width 45mm, Blade thickness 1.5 to 3.0 mm / Tang length 95mm, Tang width 13mm, Tang thickness 1.5 to 3.5 mm, 94g
-- Material --
*Blade: Blue 2 steel, base:soft iron, double edged *heat treated and Sharp edged blade
*Black smith, Kosuke Muneishi
*Construction: San Mai, hand-forged
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 145mm, width 25mm, thickness 20mm
*hole size: total length 75mm, width 12mm, thickness 3mm
*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