YOSHIMI SG2 DAMASCUS BUNKA 175MM HONDURAS/PAKKA WOOD HANDLE
Hand forged by Yoshimi Kato with a core of SG2 powdered steel at the core at approximately 63/65 HRC. This series has a beautiful aesthetic with awesome grinds, the pattern welded steel has a matte surface finish which makes the nickel layers in the damascus stand out and catch the eye.
The founder of Kato Hamono, Kintaro Kato, began forging knives in Echizen City, Fukui Prefecture, in 1928. His skills have been inherited by third-generation craftsman Yoshimi Kato, who is continuing to pass down their techniques to younger apprentices while making knives and sickles.
Edge Angle: Double Bevel
Blade Length: 165mm
Total Length: 315mm
Hardness: 63/65 HRC
Handle: Honduras/Pakka wood
Saya/ Sheath: Not included
Corrosion Resistance: Fully Stainless