Seki Kanetsugu Zuiun Bunka 180mm
Seki Kanetsugu Zuiun Bunka 180mm
Seki Kanetsugu Zuiun Bunka 180mm
Seki Kanetsugu Zuiun Bunka 180mm
Seki Kanetsugu Zuiun Bunka 180mm

SG2 Zuiun Bunka 180mm

US$326

Specifications

Style:Bunka
Blade Length:180mm
Weight:147g
Blade Height @ Heel:45mm
Bevel:Double Bevel
Spine Thickness @ Heel:2.3mm
Spine Thickness @ Mid:2.2mm
Blade Material:SG2 Core, Mirror Finish Stainless Damascus Cladding
Handle Material:Heptagon Pakka Wood w/Decorative Mosaic Pin
HRC:63

 

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Description

SEKI KANETSUGU

Assorted Blacksmiths
Seki, Japan

BLACKSMITH INTRO – Seki Kanetsugu was founded in 1918 by Matsujiro Kawamura, who’s bloodline traces back to a swordsmith by the name of Kanetsugu, making Katanas in 1345. He prides himself on producing the best knives possible to honour Kanetsugu’s name.

Using a combination of traditional blacksmithing techniques and modern technology, the knives of the Zuiun line perform superbly whilst paying homage to their roots. This Zuiun series is a celebration of the 100 year anniversary of Seki Kanetsugu, and offers a mirror finished blade with a high-performance SG2 core with a limited edition Heptagon handle. They present beautifully in the Palownia wooden display box.

STEEL BREAKDOWN – SG2 is our favourite steel for kitchen knives. It is a scarce exotic alloy made by Hitachi Metals Japan, with all the performance (and more) of a carbon steel, with the added benefits of stainless steel. These knives come in at 63HRC.

Care Information
  • Washing – Dry your knives as soon as possible after washing and do not leave them wet for extended periods of time. Store in a cool, dry place. No dishwasher use!.
  • Cutting – Cut on wood chopping boards only, and do not hit/cut/chop frozen vegetables, bones, or hard objects, as the blade can chip or break.
  • Sharpening – We recommend you use a whetstone to sharpen this blade. We have a full range of sharpening tools here.

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