Tosa Motokane Aogami #1 Wa-Deba kuroishi (Cleaver), 210 mm -double bevel-SKU: 0199
Tosa Motokane Deba 210 mm
This Japanese cleaving knife has a core of Japanese Aogami # 1 carbon steel with a protective layer (Sanmai) on the outside. This double-sided sharpened knife has a black (Kurochi) protective layer. This knife is completely hand-forged by the master smith Motokane from Tosa and is unique in its kind. The blade is thick and manually sharpened and has no thickening, which makes sharpening very easy. This blade is forged and sharpened by hand and may have some scratches or irregularities, the edge might need some polishing to create a real sharp edge. The handle is made from plastic and has some residual marks from the production process.
- Blade length: 210 mm
- Total length: 360 mm
- Blade thickness: x mm (at thickest point)
- Weight: xxx 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 layer.
- Hardness: 63 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: oval-shaped Chestnut wood and head of black plastic
Like all Japanese knives, Motokane handmade knives are not dishwasher safe, cleaning and drying after each use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.