Naoki Mazaki san is a new blacksmith located in Sanjo Niigata, He is very young and super talented blacksmith that specialising in Kitchen knives !
He is very very new So i am one of the first to order knives from him, however he have made knives for many years under different Sanjo blacksmiths.
And have even been trained, coached by Kato and still is !
His knives is very hefty and powerfull but with amazing grind that is super easy to maintain
All his knives is made only by him self one by one !
Steel: White steel clad with Iron (can rust) charcoal quenched
Handle: Ho wood D shape
Handle Length- 160mm
Handle Width- 25mm
Hell to Tip Length- 380mm
Blade Height at Heel- 46mm
Width of Spine at Handle- 4,5mm
Width of Spine Above Heel-4,2mm
Width of Spine at Middle- 2,7mm
Width of Spine 1cm from the tip- 1,4mm
All knives JNS cary is handmade and made one by one, so they can vary in size and thickness. Unevenness in finish can occur.