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Nakagawa Satoshi Aogami #1 Gyuto 240mm

$720

Description

New to us for 2021 and the first of the Aogami #1 Damascus line from Nakagawa Hamono. Hoping to see more of these in 2022. 

Shiraki Knives in Sakai City was one of the best blacksmiths in Japan. Kenichi Shiraki was a famous blacksmith who can make White steel number 1 water quenching Honyaki (Shiroichi Mizu Honyaki) knives. It is said that there are only about four blacksmiths who can make these knives in 2021. That much skill is required.

Satoshi Nakagawa has studied and made knives there for 16 years. He closed Shiraki knives after master Shiraki retired and started Nakagawa knives in April 2021. He can also make Shiroichi Mizu Honyaki knives, single and double bevel knives, and stainless and carbon steel knives. This fact means he is one of the best blacksmith in Japan. He has inherited Sakai's 600-year history and tradition of making cutlery. 

Please note, although this is sold as a 240mm knife, slight variance in length (5-10mm) may be present. 

Details

Collection Knives
Blade  240mm / Double Bevel
Steel  Aogami #1 / Damascus
HRC  63
Handle  135mm / Octagonal Wenge / Buffalo Horn Ferrule
Weight 246 grams

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