Another Great Blacksmith from Sanjo, Niigata
Noborikoi Kanji on backside is made only for JNS
With Better Fit and Finish and his best heat-tread and steel he loves to use most !
I simply ask the maker to make what he thinks is his best performance !
75 years old works alone in his shop where he do all work by him self !
Steel: Blue (can rust !!! ) Damascus Clading
Handle: Keyaki wood octagon with Buffelo horn
Handle Length- 125mm
Handle Width- 20mm
Handle to Tip Length- 310mm
Hell to Tip Length- 180mm
Blade Height at Heel- 35mm
Width of Spine at Handle- 2,9mm
Width of Spine Above Heel- 2,4mm
Width of Spine at Middle- 1,5mm
Width of Spine 1cm from the tip- 0,9mm
All knives JNS cary is handmade and made one by one, so they can vary in size and thickness. Unevenness in finish can occur.