Yu Kurosaki is a relatively young blacksmith with very inventive designs and finishes. He uses a'lot of stainless cladding. He works in his own shop just outside of Takefu Knife Village.
The Shizuku line is one of my favorites. It is very ascetically pleasing as well a great performer.
Length - 253 mm (10.0 in.)
Weight - 64 g (2.3 oz)
Edge Length- 1215 mm (5.0 in.)
Heel Height - 30 mm
Steel Type - R2/SG2
HRC- 62- 64
Cladding - Stainless
Bevel - Double
Handle - Maple Burl, Box Elder Burl House Made Custom Octagonal
(Custom handles often have inclusions or small imperfections. We make sure every handle is structurally sound before install. All of our handles are handcrafted)
Please do not cut frozen foods or bones with these knives.
Always wash with a cloth and warm soapy water and dry after use