Yu Kurosaki SG2 Super Gold 2 Bunka Knife 170mm Senko Ei Red Ferrule
Blacksmith: Yu Kurosaki
Type: Bunka (Double Bevel)
Blade Material: Hammered(TSUCHIME) Super Gold 2 Clad Stainless Steel
Core: Super Gold 2 (Powder high-speed Stainless steel)
Blade Length: approx 170 mm
Overall Length: approx 315 mm
Weight: approx 133 g (4.7 oz)
Blade Width: approx 46 mm
Thickness of Spine: approx max 2mm
Handle: Octagonal Rosewood
Ferrule: Red Reinforced Laminated Wood
Blacksmith Yu Kurosaki makes his knives in Echizen City. Knives in Echizen city are the Traditional Crafts designated by the Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry. His forged kitchen knives and forged Field knives are masterpieces. He has participated in a number of knife show so far, is the hot young craftsman of attention as the feature is organized magazines and TV.
This series is Senko(閃光) means flash, Ei(鋭) means Sharp in Japanese. The feature of this series is the blades are forged at room temperature and tke unique shape of the blade provides lightness and increases the space between the handle and the cutting board. It is easier to use for those with large hands and the blade of usage period will be longer.
Japanese knives are made by craftsmen and machines, there might be scratch. Almost Japanese knives are thin blade for sharpness. Don't hit and cut frozen food or bones, the edge will be chipped or broken.