Brand: Yoshikane Hamono金刃物
Blacksmith: Kazuomi Yamamoto
Type of steel: Carbon covered with inoxidable steel
Steel: Yasuki Shirogami #2
Channel: Walnut wood and Pakka ring
Blade length: 240mm
Finish: Nashiji, Kasumi and finished sharp-edged mirror.
Duration: 62 HRC
Yoshikane Hamono is located in Sanjo, Niigata and founded in 1919. It is led by Kazuomi San who continues to excel and evolve in the manufacture of high quality kitchen knives. This series is forged in Shirogmi No.2 steel and coated with stainless steel. The technique used to polish and so Jigane (Soft Steel) on this blade is exceptional. It will allow the blade a very good ability to maintain its edge. This steel is also easier to sharpen and is a great choice to start your front with Japanese knives!