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Mr. Fujiwara makes the complete knife from start to finish. For the blade, he uses a proprietary #1 Blue high carbon steel made by Hitachi called Chigusa-kou forged laminated between two layers of stainless steel. Chigusa-kou has higher carbon content and added elements. The blade is then hardened to Rockwell 65-66 and attached to an Ebony handle. Each knife is fully sharpened to a razor edge. Handle length - 120mmHandle width - 17mmHandle to tip length - 255mmChin to tip length - 120mmBlade height at chin - 30mmWidth of spine at handle - 2.5mmWidth of spine above chin - 2.05mmWidth of spine at middle- 1.5mmWidth of spine 1cm from the tip - 1.3mmWeight - 73.7 gAll Fugiwars brand knives are handmade and made one by one, so they can vary in size and thickness. Unevenness in finish can occur.
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