Munetoshi Santoku Kurouchi Nashiji 165mm White 2 Steel Blade with Octagonal Shaped Magnolia and Water buffalo ferrule Hand Forged Japanese Knife
The knife was made by a blacksmith, Munetoshi in Sanjyo, Nigata. Munetoshi is third generations of blacksmith in Sanjyo, Nigata. Their speciality is sickle and hatchet, but in Hawaii, there are lots of demands for cleaver to cut bones, so I have got the meat cleaver from him too.
Blade Length; 6 1/2 inch (165mm) The width of the blade: 2 inch (50mm) Handle Length; 4 5/16 inch (127mm) Total Length; 12 3/16inch (310mm) Knife weight is 6oz. The heel part of the spine width is 4mm ( 5/16inch) wide. Handle; octagonal shaped Japanese Magnolia and water buffalo ferrule
BLADE; sanmai-uchi white 2 steel(pure high carbon steel / soft iron cladding) Blackish finish with Nashiji pattern