Akira Sasaoka and his brother specialize in single bevel knives. They are great performers. We have been lucky enough to receive a bunch without handles so we can add our custom handles to them.
Length - 458 mm (18 in.)
Weight - 278 g (9.8 oz)
Edge Length - 297 mm (11.6 in.)
Heel Height - 37 mm
Steel Type - Aogami #2
HRC - 61-63
Cladding - Soft Iron
Bevel - Single Bevel
Handle - Spalted Tamarind, White Oak 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