TESSHU Yanagiba Kasumi 270mm White 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 told that we should not tell who is the blacksmith. He provides approximately 10 companies in Sakai his forged knives, and our price might be very competitive price for hand forging knives, and we do not want to get complain for the price.
Blade Length (from the tip to Machi); 10 5/8 inch (270mm) Handle Length; 5 7/16 inch (138mm) Total Length; 16 1/4 inch (415mm) Knife weight is 6.5oz. 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 white 2 Steel Blade (it is put together soft iron and white 2 steel by the blacksmith.
Hagane: Hitachi white 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)