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Citadel - Japanese Aikuchi - Special Salamander - craft knife


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The blades are carbon-hardened to a hardness of about 40 HRC after which, after being hammered by hand, the back and sides are covered with clay and the wire is tempered at 60 HRC to have excellent cutting capacity, penetration and flexibility. The blade is then polished and sharpened by hand on stone and the knife is finished in every single detail.

Type of production: Artisan
Country of production: Cambodia
Steel: carbon DNH7, hand forged, with hardened clay tempered at 60 / 40HRC
Habaki: copper
Tsuka: samekawa (breed skin)
Saya: Lacquered wood and water buffalo horn
Blade length: 170mm. (including habaki)
Total length: 275mm.
Weight: 210g. without saya

Note: Since these are handmade items and differ slightly in finishes from one another, the knife you ordered may not be identical to the one shown in the images.


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Carbon Steel1070 / C70
Handle TypeOne Hand
materialcarbon steel
Country of productionCambodia
Materials and Finishes8,5
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