Moritaka Aogami Super Gyuto 240mm

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Moritaka Aogami Super Gyuto 240mm

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Specifications

Style: Gyuto
Blade Length: 240mm
Weight: ~175grms
Blade Material: Aogami Super
Handle Material: Octagonal Walnut w/Ebony Ferrule
HRC: ~65

SKU: 7D0FE6

Knife Care Pack

Includes

  • Yoshoku 1000/6000 Grit Deluxe Combination Stone
  • Guide Clip
  • Camellia Oil

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Description

Moritaka Hamono

Over 700 years of history

Moritaka Hamono was founded in 1293 during the Kamakura period by Kongohyoe Minamoto no Moritaka, who was the head swordsmith for the Buddhist priests at Mt. Homan in Dazaifu, Fukuoka. His descendants followed in his footsteps in the same city for 13 generations. Five generations ago, master swordsmith Chuzaemon Moritaka decided to expand and apply his forging experience to knives.

Since then, Moritaka have been dedicated to producing a large variety of knives and utensils, and also continuing the production of Katana swords in order to preserve their ancient traditions. These Moritakas feature a Blue Steel cutting edge with a unique and identifiable black Kurouchi finish, and Octagonal Walnut and Ebony Handles.