Tosa Motokane Aogami #1 Wa-Deba kuroishi (cleaver), 105 mm -Double bevel -SKU: 51349
Tosa Motokane Deba 105 mm
This double-sided sharpened Japanese cleaver 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 forged by hand by the master blacksmith 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. 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: 105 mm
- Total length: 230 mm
- Blade thickness: 6 mm (at thickest point)
- Weight: 136 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 shape Chestnut wood and black plastic bolster
Like all Japanese knives, the handmade knives from Motokane are not dishwasher safe, cleaning and drying after each use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.