Motokyuuchi, founded in 1895, is a small forge in Shimabara, Nagasaki, Japan. It is currently led by 5th generation blacksmith, Yasuhide Maeda, with this father and master, Kiyonori Maeda, the 4th generation.
Construction type: sanmai | iron clad Steel category: carbon Steel type: Hitachi aogami #2 (blue #2)
Total length: 334mm Blade length: 195mm Blade height at heel: 75.8mm Spine thickness at handle: 3.8mm Spine thickness at heel: 3.8mm Spine thickness at middle: 3.2mm Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 2.0mm Weight: 262g
Edge/bevel: 50:50 Handle: octagonal walnut Hand orientation: ambidextrous
*NOTE: Each knife is a handmade product so there will be variations in terms of profile and dimensions.
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