Nao Yamamoto Hand forged blank blade white #2 steel Kurouchi Nakiri knife 165mm
ibuki limited series of premium professional use knives are made of white #2 steel, resulting in excellent sharpness and edged life. Made by Nao Yamamoto who is certified Japanese traditional craft-man in Echizen.
-- Item detail -- approx size and weight
Blade length 165mm, Total length 255mm, Blade width 50mm, Blade thickness 4.0 to 1.5mm
Tang length 84mm, Tang width 12.5mm, Tang tickness 5.0 to 1.0 mm, 110g
-- Material --
*Blade: white 2 steel, base:soft iron, double edged *heat treated and Fine sharp edged blade
*Construction: San Mai, hand-forged in the traditional way
*Black smith, Nao Yamamoto
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.
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.