Manaka Hamono Shirogami 2 Stainless clad Tsuchime Kiritsuke 240mm
Manaka Hamono Shirogami 2 Stainless clad Tsuchime Kiritsuke 240mm
Manaka Hamono Shirogami 2 Stainless clad Tsuchime Kiritsuke 240mm

Manaka Hamono Shirogami 2 Stainless clad Tsuchime Kiritsuke 240mm

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Brand: Manaka Hamono

 

Knife Type: Kiritsuke Gyuto

 

Blade Grind: Double bevel

 

Steel type: Shirogami#2 core steel with Stainless steel cladding

 

Finish: Tsuchime (Hammered)

 

Blade Length: 240mm

 

Blade Height from heel: 45mm

 

Weight: 226g

 

Blade Thickness from heel: 3mm, 1.5 middle, 1.5mm before k tip

 

Handle: Thai Amboyna Burl, 5 Point Mosaic pin, Black resin and Brass spacers

 

Saya: Chakte Viga wood and Snakewood pin

 

 

 

Manaka Hamono

 

The Master Blacksmith of Saitama Prefecture Shunsuke Manaka of Manaka Hamono.

 

He is the 5th generation from the group of blacksmiths who have been hand forging blades since 1872. They started forging katana then gradually moved to farming tools and then to kitchen knives.

 

Every piece is painstakingly made by him from scratch with his schedule running 12 hours a day non stop. His knives have a superb fit and finish and thin spine. You can definitely expect high performance and aesthetics with his knives. 

 

He is a very fun guy to be with and have such humor, humility and also respect to his craft. It is my honor to be the first one to represent his knives here in the western world.