SHIGEFUSA Wagyuto 210mm Kasumi Blade Japanese Chef Knife

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SHIGEFUSA Wa Gyuto Kasumi 8 1/4 inch (210mm) Blade Japanese Chef Knife With Magnolia Handle with Magnolia cover

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Mr. Tokifusa Iizuka who makes Shigefusa knife had been an apprentice in Sanjo Seisakujo(Mr.Kousuke Iwasaki and Mr. Shigeyoshi Iwasaki) for 10 years, and then Mr.Iizuka wanted to be Japanese cooking knife blacksmith, so Mr. Shigeyoshi Iwasaki introduced Mr. Iizuka to Mr.Munenori Nagashima who is legendary blacksmith. He had made Japanese sword and Kasumi knife, kitaeji blade, and lots of variety of cutlery. Mr. Iizuka became an apprentice again to learn how to make knives to Mr. Nagashima before starting own business Shigefusa. Mr. Iizuka has two sons, and Shigefusa Knives are making with their father now.

Kasumi style blade (pure soft iron clad) is made of Swedish pure carbon steel (Hagane).

Blade Length; 8 1/4 inch (210mm) Handle Length; 5 1/2inch (140mm) Total Length; 14 1/2 inch (370mm) Knife weight is 6.1oz. The heel part of the back width is 4mm(1/8inch) wide.

HANDLE; Magnolia with Water Buffalo horn bolster BLADE; High quality Swedish pure high carbon steel blade edge