Style: Gyuto / Mirror Finished Both Side
Steel Type: White Steel
Handle: Urushi lacquered (a pattern made by the method called ‘red suki-Urushi
Bolster Material: Urushi lacquered (a pattern made by the method called ‘Ishime-Nuri’)
Saya cover: Magnolia Wood
To make this knife, Nakamura has teamed up with Nakagawa Uchi-hamono from Sakai-city at Osaka.
The stunning Honyaki Gyuto is hand forged by top blacksmith to create a truly special knife. The blade is forged from White carbon steel also known as Shirogami. Forged to a very hard Rockwell hardness of 64-65.
The Honyaki knife has extremely long edge retention and it is very sharp.
These blade and handle is stunning and elegant.
This is some of the best Japanese knife.