Kuri Kogatana is usually used as tool to cut in wood or leather. But i find this fine and very precision blades to work super nice for other tasks in the kitchen too. They are super sharp as razors.
This one is made from Sweden Steel in Sanjo by famous Iwasaki that also make best Kamisori razor in Japan , handmade and forged. Fit and finish of that blade is very good spine is rundet saya is made from ver nice Ho wood ! Very clear and haze lamination line !