Makoto Kurosaki SG2 Petty 135mm (5.3")
Makoto Kurosaki is an exceptionally talented blacksmith working in Takefu Knife Village. His eponymous line of lasers features ultra-thin, hammer-forged blades made of SG2 powdered steel, known for excellent edge retention and stain resistance. Crafted in the san mai style where a softer metal is clad to the harder core for ease of sharpening.
Handles and bolsters are crafted from beautiful sakura wood.
|Handle material||Sakura (Cherry)|
|Blade length||135mm (5.1")|
|Thickness at spine||1.7 mm|
|Thickness at tip||1.6 mm|
|Hardness (Rockwell scale)||62-63|
|Bevel / Edge||Double (50/50)|
|Weight||4.5 oz / 128 grams|
Use & Care
- Handwash in warm water and towel dry
- Do not cut frozen foods
- Use a sharpening stone, not a honing steel, to re-sharpen your Japanese chef knives