Orders will ship out in the order they are received. Shipping have a 1 week delay. No expedited orders during this time. Showroom store is now OPEN. Click here for more...
The showroom store is now open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday from 10am - 6pm. Click here for new showroom regulations. The showroom is taking both store drop-off and mail in knife sharpenings. Please fill out the online sharpening form for all mail in sharpenings. Knife engraving has resumed.
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Kochi is one of Korin’s house brands designed by Japan’s most recognized Grand Master Sharpener Shouzou Mizuyama in collaboration with Korin’s Knife Master Chiharu Sugai. It took five years to find highly skilled craftsmen who could represent Korin and forge a knife based on the ideals of the two sharpeners. The Kochi knives are crafted with blue steel #2 which is a mixture of chromium, tungsten, and white steel #2. The addition of chromium and tungsten creates a harder steel, providing a good compromise for those who want a carbon knife with a longer edge retention than white steel.
For optimum user friendliness, the two sharpeners’ ideal knives are all hongasumi style blades that are easy to sharpen. These beautiful knives have an octagonal magnolia wood handle and come with a magnolia wooden knife cover to protect the blade when not in use.
Bevel: Single Edged
Steel Type: Blue Steel #2 (Moisture and acidity will cause discoloration or rust)