Kichiji Aogami2 Kamagata Usuba 195mm Octagonal Handle
This is the Kansai style of Usuba, the name literally means “thin edge” as this shape is particularly thin behind the edge to facilitate exceptionally fine vegetable preparation. Hammer forged in Aogami 2 clad with soft iron and fitted with a octagonal Magnolia and Buffalo horn handle. Aogami has superior edge retention due to the addition of tungsten in the steel. This knife is made in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, renowned to produce single bevel knives.
Edge Angle: Single Bevel (for right-handed users)
Blade Length: 195mm
Total Length: 340mm
Blade Material: Yasuki Aogami2 / Blue2 Carbon steel
Handle Material: Magnolia/ Buffalo Ferrule (Ferrule colour varies and may not match the one pictured)
Saya / Sheath: Included
Rust Resistant: NO
* Please dry thoroughly to avoid rust!!