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Suisin Honyaki Kengata Gyuto

$1,679.00
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SKU: HSU-SP-59
Size: 9.4" (240mm)
Note: Carbon Steel (CAUTION: MOISTURE AND ACID CAUSES RUST AND DISCOLORATION)
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Features

Style:

Steel Type: Carbon steel (CAUTION: MOISTURE AND ACID CAUSES RUST AND DISCOLORATION)

Steel Material:White Steel #2

Classification:

Saya Cover:Not Included

Knife Bevel:50/50

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Description

About Ikeda and these events knives
World premiere knives, was released during October 2019 Korin x Suisin Event
Master Ikeda forged these new knives exclusive to Korin.

Master Yoshikazu Ikeda is one of the most respected blacksmiths in Sakai. Ikeda-san started in 1967 as his father’s apprentice and has over 50 years of blacksmithing experience.
1988 METI-designated Master of Traditional Crafts
1999 Sakai City Special Contribution Award
2004 Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Award
2014 Osaka Prefectural Award “Master Craftsman in Naniwa”

Honyaki 
Ikeda is the master of honyaki style knives - He tempers the blades at a low temperature slowly.
Hold it’s edge for longer than hongasumi style knives.