Zenkou (mono-steel) blades in 52100 high carbon steel with kurouchi style hammer texture along the spine.
Good food release
Traditional Ho wood handles
stainless clad blades
Three layer blades with 52100 steel core and 410 stainless steel sides. These are not made from factory laminated material. Each blade is crafted from a billet forge-welded by hand in my shop.
Smooth taper from edge to spine for less wedging
Reduced potential for surface oxidation/ food interaction
Ash and Nickle Silver handles