Hand forged in Takefu Japan for Hitohira to their specifications. Aogami 2 with suminagashi damascus cladding forged and ground thin with a nice taper. This treatment of aogami 2 offers both good edge life and easy sharpening, a nice blend of this tungsten steel’s strong suites.
Please note, these can have cosmetic scratches or small imperfections in handles which will not impede the performance of the knife. This is par for the course on these knives and is part of how they sell them for a very reasonable price.
|Steel Type||Aogami 2|
|Handle Material||Maple & Pakka Ferrule Oval|
|Height at Heel||33 mm|
|Overall Length||258 mm|
|Cutting Edge Length||132 mm|
These knifes come from the maker with lacquer on the blade for corrosion protection during shipping. It can be removed using acetone or lacquer thinner (follow manufacturers instructions for use).
We can remove the lacquer prior to shipping for $10. Enter "Please remove lacquer" in the +Special Instructions on the Cart page and you will be invoiced separately via email. This could delay shipping by up to 5 days and won't be shipped until payment is made.