YOSHIMI KATO Kurouchi Aogami Super Bunka 175mm

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Yoshimi Kato Aogami Super Kurouchi Damascus Bunka 180mm with Wenge and Resin Faux Horn Octagonal Handle

Yoshimi Kato, the son of Master Hiroshi Kato, is now the main blacksmith for the long-established brand Kintaro (金太郎) from Takefu Knife Village. Kato-san often works with Kurosaki, and their knives are very similar in terms of geometry and grind. He is also responsible for many knives produced under other brands such as Kotetsu, Kanehiro, and Masakage.


  • Weight: 136g
  • Total Length: 330mm
  • Tip to Heel Length: 174mm
  • Blade Height at Heel: 46.7mm
  • Width of Spine Above Heel: 2.6mm
  • Width of Spine at Middle of Blade: 2.0mm
  • Width of Spine at about 2cm from tip: 0.9mm
  • Handle- Wenge and Resin Faux Horn
  • Core Steel- Aogami Super Steel 
  • HRC ~64 
  • Cladding- Damascus 

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