Yoshimi Kato hand forges his knives in the town of Takefu, Fukui prefecture. After taking over the company from his father Hiroshi in 2017, Yoshimi continues to craft high quality knives. Kato goes abroad a few times a year to visit his loyal customers and gather feedback to improve his designs and functionality, always striving for perfection.
These knives are made from VG-10 and have a razor sharp edge for clean cutting as well as strong rust resistance. The distinct design of the blade makes them a pleasure to view. These knives would be an ideal gift for any chef.
Knife Type: Bunka All-Purpose
Steel Type: R2/SG2 (Stain resistant steel)
Blade Hardness: HRC 62-63
Blade Type: Double edged blade
Blade Length: 200mm (7.9")
Blade Height: 49mm (1.9")
Blade Thickness: 14mm (0.551")
Ferrule Material: Stainless Steel
Handle Material: Black Persimmon
Handle Length: 117mm (4.6")
Weight: 169g (6 ounces)