This line is forged by Yoshikazu Tanaka
Sakai Kikumori was established in 1926. For 92 years they have devoted them selves to blade making using the most skilled craftsmen they can. We feel the fit and finish of these knives are always very high end. There is alot of attention to detail.
These Gokujyo line are great all day work horse knives. There not thick but not thin like a laser. Very thin behind the edge. With a rounded choil and spine.
Length- 345 mm (13.6 in.)
Weight- 158 g (5.6) oz)
Edge Length-240 mm (9.5 in.)
Steel Type- White (Shirogami) #2
Cladding- Soft Iron
Handle- Custom Octagonal ( Maple Burl)
Please do not cut frozen foods or bones with these knives.
Always wash with a cloth and warm soapy water and dry after use