4-3/4" Denka No Hoto Fruit Knife - Fujiwara
Denka No Hoto Fruit Knives, made by swordsmith Teruyasu Fujiwara the 4th, are among the finest in the world. He explains that the manufacture of these knives requires the entire sword making...
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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 - 120mm
Handle width - 17mm
Handle to tip length - 255mm
Chin to tip length - 120mm
Blade height at chin - 30mm
Width of spine at handle - 2.5mm
Width of spine above chin - 2.05mm
Width of spine at middle- 1.5mm
Width of spine 1cm from the tip - 1.3mm
Weight - 73.7 g
All Fugiwars brand knives are handmade and made one by one, so they can vary in size and thickness. Unevenness in finish can occur.