Tanaka Yoshikazu Gyuto 245mm Blue 1 Special
Polished with Uchigumori, Special Size !!
From Tanaka Yoshikazu in Sakai this amazing Blue 1 steel blade !
Heat-treat and sharpness this knives get is amazing, with this super clean steel it is super easy to sharpen it up on Natural stones.
It is finished by Mitimoto Nakazima also in Sakai with Sanjo like finish parallel scratches for easy maintains, and sharpened to super thin edge
It is also super thin behind the edge ! This kind of super thin knives i think is worth having around your knife setup, as it can do some things that heavier knife like Kato or shigefusa cant
Profile is also different on this one, Higher at the heal but still have very usable tip
It only have Stamp of the maker Tanaka Yoshikazu and Steel Blue 1
Super happy on how they are turned up ! I hope you enjoy it too
Steel: Blue 1 (can rust !!! ) Clad Damascus Iron
Handle: Burned Ho wood Octagonal shape
Handle Length- 150mm
Hell to Tip Length- 245mm
Blade Height at Heel- 49mm
Width of Spine at Handle- 3,2mm
Width of Spine Above Heel- 3mm
Width of Spine at Middle- 2mm
Width of Spine 1cm from the tip- 1mm
All knives JNS cary is handmade and made one by one, so they can vary in size and thickness. Unevenness in finish can occur.