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This Custom Limited Edition Mizuno Tanrenjo Honyaki Yanagiba Knife was produced in Collaboration with a Custom Handle Maker, who makes beautiful "one-of-a-kind" handles.
This knife comes with a special Custom Octagon Shaped Handle(Resin Wood Hybrid body, ferrule and endcap with Composite Stone collar with Nickel Silver spacers).
For safekeeping, this knife comes with a Magnolia Wooden Saya ("Sheath") and a black pakkawood Saya pin.
Since ancient times, the Japanese Katana has been admired for its ability to take an extremely sharp edge and function without bending or breaking. To achieve the same functionality as the legendary Katana, Mizuno Tanrenjo’s Honyaki knives are crafted using similar traditional blade smithing methods.
The inheritance of these traditional sword smithing techniques allows Master Mizuno to bring out the maximum performance and beauty from the Hagane (Hitachi White Steel) that is used to create these Honyaki Wa-Bocho masterpieces.
We are proud to introduce Mizuno Tanrenjo’s wonderful Honyaki Series (White Steel). Each knife features a unique, beautiful Hamon pattern and is heat-treated and to an incredible HRc. 64-65!
The combination of cutting technique, acute blade angle, and sharp edge result in very little cellular damage in the cut surface. This is particularly important for dishes where the fish is eaten raw, because it helps to preserve the original flavor and texture of the fish.
Knife Model: Custom Limited Edition Tanrenjo Akitada Honyaki Series Yanagiba
Blade Material: White Steel
Rockwell Hardness (HRc): 64 to 65
Blade Grind and Edge Shape: Double Bevel Edge 50/50
Handle Material: Custom Octagon Shaped Handle (Resin Wood Hybrid body, ferrule and endcap with Composite Stone collar with Nickel Silver spacers)
Saya Included: Yes.
Yanagiba 270mm (10.6")
Cutting edge length: 265mm
Total Length: 423mm
Blade Thickness: 3.8mm
Blade Width: 34mm
Handle Length: 145mm
Total Weight: 210g
Sorry. This knife is not available for left handed version.
We believe the quality and cutting performance of Japanese knives are the best in the world, and hope you enjoy fine craftsmanship and sharp edge with your new knife. With proper cares, every Japanese knife should be your special cooking partner for long times.
This is the Carbon steel blade kitchen knife that can get rust and discolor easily, and requires extra care and attention to prevent rust.