TESSHU Yanagiba Kasumi 270mm Blue 2 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 is the blacksmith. 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); 10 5/8 inch (270mm) Handle Length; 5 1/2 inch (140mm) Total Length; 16 1/2 inch (420mm) Knife weight is 6.3oz. The heel part of the spine width is 3.5mm (1/8 inch) wide. The width from the heel to the spine; 34mm (1 3/8 inch)
Handle; Ho (Japanese magnolia) octagonal shaped water buffalo horn bolster
BLADE; Kasumi blue 2 Steel Blade (it is put together soft iron and blue 2 steel by the blacksmith.
Hitachi blue II steel (C; 1.0-1.1%, Si.; 0.10-0.20%, Mn; 0.20-0.30, P; less than 0.025, S; less than 0.004), Chrome; 0.3-0.5%, Tungsten; 1.0-1.5%