Chubo Knives

Kitaoka Aogami #2 Deba 165mm

Butchery Knife
$180.00

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 7.9 mm
Thickness at tip 2 mm
Hardness (Rockwell scale) 62-63
Bevel / Edge Single / right-handed
Weight 9 oz. / 255 grams

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