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. Clad in the san mai style where softer metal is glad 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