Another Great Blacksmith from Sanjo, Niigata
Noborikoi Kanji on backside is made only for JNS
With Better Fit and Finish and his best heat-tread and steel he loves to use most !
I simply ask the maker to make what he thinks is his best performance !
75 years old works alone in his shop where he do all work by him self !
This one is special as Spine and choil is nicely rounded
Steel: Stainless Clad Blue steel (can rust !!! )
Handle: Burned Chestnut handle with buffalo horn
Handle Length- 145mm
Handle Width- 20mm
Hell to Tip Length- 210mm
Blade Height at Heel- 50mm
Width of Spine at Handle- 4,7mm
Width of Spine Above Heel- 4mm
Width of Spine at Middle- 2,1mm
Width of Spine 1cm from the tip- 1,3mm
All knives JNS cary is handmade and made one by one, so they can vary in size and thickness. Unevenness in finish can occur.