TESSHU Yanagiba Kasumi 240mm Ginsan Stainless steel blade with Octagonal shaped Ho Handle
TESSHU is our Japanese cooking knife brand name which is made by selected very skillful craftsmen.
We will try to provide high quality selected knives with reasonable prices. We have agreed that we should not tell who the blacksmith is. He provides approximately 10 companies in Sakai his forged knives only, and our price might be very competitive price for hand forged knives, and we do not want to get complain for the price from the other sellers.
Blade Length (from the tip to Machi); 9 1/2 inch (240mm) Handle Length; 5 1/4 inch (135mm) Total Length; 15 inch (380mm) Knife weight is 5.0oz. The heel part of the spine width is 3.5mm (1/8 inch) wide. The width from the heel to the spine; 29.5mm (1 3/16 inch) Handle; Ho(Japanese magnolia) octagonal shaped water buffalo horn bolster BLADE; Kasumi Ginsan Steel Blade (it is put together soft iron and Ginsan steel. Ginsan-Ko (Hitachi Silver 3 ) is high Carbon stainless steel. Ginsan-Ko: C; 0.95-1.10%, Si; less than 0.35, Mn.; 0.60-1.00%, P; less than 0.30, S; less than 0.20%, Chrome; 13.0-14.50%