Katsushige Anryu has been a blacksmith for over 50 years. He apprenticed under his father. He is incredibly meticulous. We love his shapes. His knives are incredibly thin, great taper, and awesome finishes.
Length - 315 mm (12.3 in.)
Weight - 126 g (4.4 oz)
Edge Length - 170 mm (6.6 in.)
Heel Height - 45 mm
Steel Type - Blue (Aogami) #2
HRC - 62-63
Cladding - Stainless
Bevel - Double Bevel
Handle - Spalted Tamarind, Maple Burl, 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