ibuki wa handle custom knife making kit for beginners Daisuke Nishida white #1 steel Nakiri 170mm
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 blade is made by Mr. Daisuke Nishida.
The knife is forged by Mr. Daisuke Nishida and is one of the highest grade, superb examples of Japanese knives, using Yasuki white 1 steel.
Daisuke NIshida mainly focus to make by hand-forged in the traditional way, so he hasn't make knives made of containing blade material , as it has been done for hundreds of years in Japan.Also his factory who make blade edging,making handle and custom knife making are integrated manufacture.
-- Item detail -- approx size and weight
Blade length 170mm, Total length 280mm,Blade width 50mm to 47 mm, Blade thickness 3.8 to 1.4mm,
Tang length 100mm, Tang width 13.5mm, Tang thickness 4.5 to 1.5 mm,143g
-- Material --
*Blade: white 1 steel, base:soft iron, double edged *heat treated and Sharp edged blade
*Black smith, Daisuke Nishida
*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 handle
-- wood blank detail --
Material: ebony wood *wood grain varies *natural wood, non coating
Size: Total length 152mm, width 31 mm, thickness 23mm
*hole size: total length 70mm, width 12mm, thickness 4.5mm
*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
Japanese Tansetsu ancient Warikomi techniques
Japanese traditional techniques of knife making from forge welding (the process of hammering and forging steel and soft iron) to finishing, Forged soft iron steel are split with a chisel and core blade of Japanese Yasuki Hagane steel was buried. Mr. Daisuke Nishida is one of the very few blacksmiths who has a skills of Japanese Tansetsu ancient Warikomi techniques.