LEFT HAND ARITSUGU Yanagiba 270mm white II steel blade
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LEFT HAND ARITSUGU Yanagiba 270mm white II steel blade W/ Magnolia D-shaped Handle
Blade Length; 10 3/4inch (270mm) Handle Length; 5 3/4 inch (143mm) Total Length; 16 7/8 inch (427mm) Knife weight is 6.7oz. The heel part of the spine width is 4mm(1/8inch) wide.
HANDLE; Magnolia with Water Buffalo horn bolster.
BLADE; Kasumi style blade which is hard steel blade on the blade edge and soft iron on the body of the bevel side of the blade. Those different steel combinations make easier to sharpen knife, and the knife tougher, and, easier to temper and quench, and make it easier on the processes of knife making.
This knife is left hand blade Yanagiba knife. The blade is made out of Yasuki White II Steel which is pure high carbon steel.
It is easier to sharpen, and very sharp edge retains longer.