Kitaoka Left Handed  Aogami #2 Deba 165mm

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Kitaoka Left Handed Aogami #2 Deba 165mm

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Hideo Kitaoka is a 3rd generation blacksmith forging in the Takefu Knife Village. Born in 1950, he has been forging and honing his craft for over 30 years.

Kitaoka-san is well known for his focus on producing high quality single-edged knives. This collection of debas is forged out of Aogami #2, a blue steel with excellent edge retention and durability. Each knife is forged in the 'awase' style of joining soft carbon with a carbon steel (Aogami #2). Hand sharpened and fitted with rosewood handles, these debas will handle any knife butchery task with ease. 

Handle material Rosewood
Blade length 165 mm (6.4")
Thickness at spine 8 mm
Thickness at tip 2 mm
Hardness (Rockwell scale) 62-63
Bevel / Edge Single / left handed
Weight 9 oz. / 255 grams

Description

Hideo Kitaoka is a 3rd generation blacksmith forging in the Takefu Knife Village. Born in 1950, he has been forging and honing his craft for over 30 years.

Kitaoka-san is well known for his focus on producing high quality single-edged knives. This collection of debas is forged out of Aogami #2, a blue steel with excellent edge retention and durability. Each knife is forged in the 'awase' style of joining soft carbon with a carbon steel (Aogami #2). Hand sharpened and fitted with rosewood handles, these debas will handle any knife butchery task with ease. 

Specifications

Handle material Rosewood
Blade length 165 mm (6.4")
Thickness at spine 8 mm
Thickness at tip 2 mm
Hardness (Rockwell scale) 62-63
Bevel / Edge Single / left handed
Weight 9 oz. / 255 grams