Tosa Motokane Aogami #1 Wa-Deba kuroishi (Cleaver), 180 mm
Tosa Motokane Deba 180 mm
This Japanese cleaver has a core of Japanese Aogami # 1 carbon steel with a protective layer (Sanmai) on the outside. This double-sided sharpened knife is provided with a black (Kurochi) protective layer. This knife is completely hand-forged by master Motokane from Tosa and is unique in its kind. The blade is thick and manually sharpened and has no thickenings which makes sharpening very easy.
- Blade length: 180 mm
- Total length: 330 mm
- Blade thickness: 8 mm (at thickest point)
- Weight: 344 grams
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese Aogami # 1 steel "Blue paper steel" (non-stainless) with 2 layers of softer steel on the outside and black Kurochi protective coating.
- Hardness: 63 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: oval Chestnut wood and black plastic head
Like all Japanese knives, Motokane's handmade knives are not dishwasher-proof, cleaning and drying after each use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.