From Tanaka Yoshikazu in Sakai this amazing Blue 1 steel blade !
Heat-treat and sharpness this knives get is amazing, with this super clean steel it is super easy to sharpen it up on Natural stones.
It is finished to my specifications with Sanjo like finish parallel scratches for easy maintains and super easy to use finger stones on it
Choil and spine is rounded
It is also super thin behind the edge ! This kind of super thin knives i think is worth having around your knife setup, as it can do some things that heavier knife like Kato or shigefusa cant
Profile is also different on this one, Higher at the heal but still have very usable tip
It only have Stamp of the maker Tanaka Yoshikazu and Steel Blue 1
Super happy on how they are turned up ! I hope you enjoy it too
also please note Measurement of the knife is from Matchi ! As with all Knives from Sakai !
Steel: Blue 1 (can rust !!! ) Clad Damascus Iron
Handle: Octagonal Burned chestnut with buffalo horn
Handle Length- 145mm
Hell to Tip Length- 197mm
Blade Height at Heel- 49mm
Width of Spine at Handle- 3mm
Width of Spine Above Heel- 2,9mm
Width of Spine at Middle- 2,3mm
Width of Spine 1cm from the tip- 1,2mm
All knives JNS cary is handmade and made one by one, so they can vary in size and thickness. Unevenness in finish can occur.