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Tsunehisa Hamono is a brand located out of Tosa, Japan. Their aim is to bridge the gap between bringing consumers quality handmade knives, at an affordable price. Because not everyone wants unnecessary bells and whistles driving the price up of their knife when all they want is solid build and good performance.
It is not well known that Tsuenhisa is actually a brand by Shibata Takayuki. He has teamed up with some excellent producers and hand selected some excellent lines, to serve his goal of bringing excellent Japanese knives to the world.
This stock steel is popular because it makes excellent knives, and you will see it in many different brands. This comes in an excellent grind, and unbeatable value.
Kurouchi Tsuchime Finish