Hirokuni Shirogami1 Petty 150mm

$189.00

Hirokuni Shirogami1 Petty Knife 150mm

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Hirokuni Shirogami1 Petty Knife with a 150mm blade.

Yukihiro Sakai is a young talented blacksmith who is not using pre-laminated steel, he is doing that himself. Shirogami1 is the favorite steel for traditional carbon steel knives. The steel is reactive and develops a patina on the exposed butting edge. The cladding is done with some soft iron and it comes with a kurochi finish.

This Petty Knife is a bit more shaped like a small Santoku rather than the traditional western style petty shape.

The oval handle is made from cherry wood with a plastic ferrule.

  • weight: 111gr
  • blade length: 153mm
  • total length: 281mm
  • hrc: 62-63