Mild steel and iron suminagashi damascus clad aogami 1 forged by dentoukougeishi master smith Yoshikazu Tanaka whose treatment of aogami is very highly regarded, he manages to incorporate both toughness, ease of sharpening with excellent edge formation with long edge life. Tanaka-san’s top level forging and heat treatments make for an unusual ease of sharpening and superb edge life and toughness. The grinding and finish sharpening are definitely up to par with forging of this quality.
|Steel Type||Aogami 1|
|Handle Material||Ebony & Buffalo Horn Ferrule Octagonal|
|Height at Heel||35 mm|
|Overall Length||450 mm|
|Cutting Edge||293 mm|