Saji-San was born in 1948, in Takefu. He started making knives in 1966, after going to a blacksmith school he studied under his father. He is a third generation smith. In 1992 he was officially certified as Dentoukougeishi, a “Traditional Master Craftsman”. With over 54 years of experience, he has very innovative designs. Specializing in different types of damascus. Saji-San also makes hunting knives.
It is truly a honor to have he opportunity to use one of Saji-San's knives, let alone sell them. If you are truly looking for a piece of art look no further.
Saji-san makes this line from R2 powdered steel. The Black Finish is made by dipping the knife briefly in acid, typically Ferric Chloride. It leaves a dark finish on nickel and eats some of the softer steel away to show definition.
Length - 263 mm (10.3 in.)
Weight - 94 g (3.3 oz)
Edge Length - 135 mm (5.4 in.)
Heel Height - 35 mm
Steel Type - SG2/R2
HRC - 63-65
Cladding - Stainless Steel Damascus
Bevel - Double Bevel
Handle - Spalted Tamarind, Curly Mango 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
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