Goko Hamono Mandai Kogetsu Petty knife Korikin steel 150 mm (5.91") Rosewood handle
This hand-forged Mandai Kogetsu Petty knife was made by Goko Hamono (Yoshito Yamakawa) from Kashiwa City in Chiba Prefecture. 150mm long blade made from Korikin stainless steel (Korikin is proprietary stainless steel and heat-treat protocol developed by Goko Hamono), heat-treated up to 59-60HRC. Round shape handles made from natural Rosewood.
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This hand-forged Mandai Kogetsu Petty knife was made by Goko Hamono (Yoshito Yamakawa) from Kashiwa City in Chiba Prefecture. 150mm long blade made from Korikin stainless steel (Korikin is proprietary stainless steel and heat-treat protocol developed by Goko Hamono), heat-treated up to 59-60HRC. Round shape handles made from natural Rosewood. Visually, for the unsophisticated audience, Goko Hamono's semi-polished blade finish looks not absolute perfection. But be sure, this is a 100% perfect cutting machine. (Blade finish looks like it has already been highly professionally resharpened by hands, on Waterstone) The owner and head of Goko Hamono, Mr.Yamakawa, used to say: The difference between creating just good-looking art objects and making great knives are enormous. I have no intention of making knives, just beautiful. First of all, I make knives for practical use and perfect cutting. It is not about the looks. I pour my soul into the knives I make ". This phrase became a concept of Goko Hamono made knives. All Goko Hamono Mandai Kogetsu knives have a special Dentou (伝統) mark on the handle to guarantee that these are real traditional Japanese crafts. This mark was designated by the Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry. All products with this mark have been inspected and are delivered with pride and responsibility for quality. Goko Hamono Mandai Kogetsu Petty knife is perfect for home "Everyday" cooking and is highly recommended for professionals. The perfect blade shape, balance, Korikin stainless steel will guarantee excellent sharpness and easy maintenance. High corrosion resistance. Knife packed in premium Japanese authentic gift box with traditional patterns.
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After use, wash it with a soft sponge, wipe the knife dry and store safely. Avoid cutting the bones, frozen foods, hard fruit pits.
Recommended cutting surface: wood, rubberized boards, and high-end composites, as well as quality plastics such as polyethylene, make acceptable cutting surfaces and will help protect and extend the life of the knife's edge. AVOID using glass, metal, countertops, and other rigid, unyielding surfaces.