Tsunehisa, Aogami 2, Sakimaru 270mm

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Tsunehisa knives come from various blacksmiths and factories from around Japan. They make many different style blades made from a range of steels. High performing and affordable knives they are a great entry knife into the Japanese knife world.

The Sakimaru is a modern slicing knife, this handmade knife has a curved belly and tanto style tip. 

Aogami, also known as Blue paper steel due to the colour of the paper it came wrapped in, is a high carbon steel made by Hitachi Metals. Aogami is known for its sharpness and edge retention, blue paper steels are considered some of the best carbon steels in the world. It’s like Shirogami but with added tungsten and chromium to give it better edge retention, it comes in 3 grades Aogami #1, #2 & Aogami Super.

Details and Specifications

Maker:  Tsunehisa
Shape:  Sakimaru
Blade Length:  275 mm
Blade Height:  33
Width at Heel:  5
Core Steel:  Aogami 2
Cladding Steel:  Iron
Finish:  Kurouchi
Handle Shape:  Oval
Handle Material:  Rosewood
Handle Length:  140
Total Length:  421
Weight:  263
Tsunehisa, Aogami 2, Sakimaru 270mm
Tsunehisa, Aogami 2, Sakimaru 270mm
Tsunehisa, Aogami 2, Sakimaru 270mm
Tsunehisa, Aogami 2, Sakimaru 270mm
Tsunehisa, Aogami 2, Sakimaru 270mm
Tsunehisa, Aogami 2, Sakimaru 270mm
Tsunehisa, Aogami 2, Sakimaru 270mm
Tsunehisa, Aogami 2, Sakimaru 270mm