Satoshi Nakagawa-san is the disciple of master blacksmith Kenichi Shiraki-san (retired in 2017). He has trained under Shiraki-san for 16 years and was at the helm of Shiraki Hamono since 2015 when his master was ill. In April 2021, he decided to open his own workshop: Nakagawa Hamono.
At such a relatively young age, he is one of the most talented smiths out there who can forge various steels like shirogami, aogami as well as stainless ones like VG10 and Ginsanko. In addition to laminated blades, Nakagawa-san also makes honyaki knives. We are excited to add some more Nakagawa-san's extremely well-forged blades in our lineup.
Construction type: nimai damascus soft iron Steel category: carbon Steel type: Hitachi aogami #1 (blue #1)
Total length: 488mm Blade length: 318mm Blade height at heel: 38.8mm Spine thickness at handle: 4.5mm Spine thickness at heel: 4.3mm Spine thickness at middle: 3.0mm Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 1.4mm Weight: 300g
Edge/bevel: single bevel Handle: octagonal ebony Ferrule: buffalo horn Hand orientation: right-handed
· · · · · · · · · · · · · Exclusive of shipping fee. We ship worldwide via EMS or DHL.
NOTE: These knives are handmade so there will be slight variances and imperfections. Even the pricier Shigefusa or Kiyoshi Kato knives can have minor imperfections.
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