Kouichi Morimoto Yasuki White Steel #2, Nakiri 180 mm Rosewood Handle
<Kouichi Morimoto Yasuki White Steel #2, Nakiri 180 mm Rosewood Handle>
Koichi Morimoto was certified as a Master of Japanese Traditional Crafts for blade grinding and sharpening by Japan's Ministry of International Trade and Industry in 1987.
He was also awarded "Naniwa-no-Meiko （Master Craftsman in Osaka)" by Osaka's prefectural government in 2005. He runs his business (Morimoto Knife Manufacturers) in Sakai with his sons.
This model is made of Yasuki White Steel #2(Shirogami) at the core of the blade, squeezed into traditional KUROUCHI(Black) Finish Steel(called "Warikomi" made by Awase method).
|Brand||KOUICHI MORIMOTO 森本 光一|
|Blade Material||Yasuki White Steel(Shirogami) #2|
|Blade Type||Nakiri (Vegetable Knife)/Double bevel|
|Blade Finish||KUROUCHI (Black Forging Finish)|
|Handle Material||O-shaped Shitan Rosewood|
|Remarks||*Kurouchi Finish is basically and traditionally on purpose of anti-rusting, not for design. Natural Black Surface may have some minor scratches, small cracks or discoloration,etc, in process of manufacturing. Please note there is no influence on blade quality.|
*Definition of Blade Length:the Length from top edge of the blade to the end.
** This is made of Carbon Steel, not Stainless Steel. Please be sure to keep DRY after use or it may get rust.
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