Motosuke Nagao Higonokami SK-5 Chrome XL
Motosuke Nagao Higonokami Chrome XL
This Japanese Higonokami knife is made of Japanese SK-5 carbon steel (non-stainless). This hard core steel is forged betweer 2 layers of softer steel for protection. Due to the high hardness of the core steel, this knife stays sharp for a very long time. This double-sided sharpened knife is completely hand-forged by the only master smith who can make Higonokami knives (Motosuke Nagao). The blade is sturdy and manually sharpened and is very easy to sharpen yourself.
(Because these are handmade products, the final knife delivered may be a few mm longer or shorter than the stated length). Note that the stated length is measured incl. the Chikiri (lever), This is measured according to the traditional Japanese method.
- Blade length (from the point to the Chikiri): 120mm (XL), length of the cutting edge is approximately 90 mm
- Total length: 210 mm (L)
- Weight: 64 grams (L)
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese SK-5 steel (not stainless), Sanmai forged (ie SK-5 in the core and on the outside a softer steel grade.
- Hardness: 61 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: high-gloss polished chromed stainless steel.
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