Experience the finesse of Japanese craftsmanship with this exquisite honyaki knife from the renowned blacksmith, Satoshi Nakagawa. Hailing from Sakai, Japan, a city with a rich history of traditional blade-making, Nakagawa-san has garnered immense respect for his unparalleled success rate in honyaki construction and the unmatched sharpness of his creations.
This particular Kiritsuke Gyuto stands as a testament to Nakagawa-san's skill and dedication. Crafted meticulously from the revered Hitachi Shirogami #3 (White #3) carbon steel, this knife is not just a tool but an artwork. Shirogami #3 is celebrated for its exceptional ability to achieve and retain a razor-sharp edge, ensuring precision with every cut.
The knife's hamon, or temper line, is a sight to behold. It showcases a regular wave pattern, revealing the stunning transition from the hardened cutting edge to the softer spine. This intricate detail is a hallmark of traditional Japanese blades and speaks volumes about the knife's quality and craftsmanship.
Complementing the blade is a solid mixed-color buffalo horn handle, seamlessly paired with a black buffalo horn ferrule. This combination not only ensures a comfortable grip but also adds an elegant touch to the knife's overall aesthetics.
- Blacksmith: Satoshi Nakagawa
- Location: Sakai, Japan
- Knife Type: Kiritsuke Gyuto
- Length: 240mm
- Finish: Mirror Finish
- Construction Type: Abura-Honyaki
- Steel Category: Carbon Steel
- Steel Type: Shirogami #3 (White #3)
- Hamon: Wave Pattern
- Sharpener: Morihiro
Experience the Legacy
Make this Nakagawa White #3 Abura Honyaki Kiritsuke Gyuto 240mm a prized possession in your kitchen, and experience the legacy of Satoshi Nakagawa's unparalleled craftsmanship with every slice.