Takamura Migaki VG10 Petty 130mm
Takamura Migaki VG10 Petty 130mm
Takamura Migaki VG10 Petty 130mm
Takamura Migaki VG10 Petty 130mm
Takamura Migaki VG10 Petty 130mm
$159.00 AUD

Takamura Migaki VG10 Petty 130mm

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Takamura Hamono is headed by Terukazu Takamura, a third generation blacksmith who inherited the factory from his father. Their knives are crafted in Echizen, Fukui, the now famous knife making area of Japan. "Refined and elegant" would be the best words to describe the work that Takamura Hamono produces. Their knives are perfectly balanced, finished with the highest level of attention and care, and represent excellent value for money. Takamura has recently been in the media spotlight for their fantastic work which can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dZmeh_28Eo&ab_channel=BusinessInsider 

Best paired with a 15cm felt lined blade guard and a 1000/3000 whetstone

This knife is great for:

✅ Those wanting a balance between edge retention and edge durability

✅ Those who like a perfectly balanced, thin blade

✅ Smaller cutting

VG10 is perhaps the most common of the stainless steels found in Japanese knives. Made by Takefu Special Steel, it’s quality and all round high performance makes it a solid choice for a knife with good edge holding, low maintenance, and low fragility.

Style: Petty
Blade Length: 130mm
Overall Length: 240mm
Weight: 70g
Blade Height @ Heel: 28mm
Bevel: Double Bevel
Spine Thickness @ Heel: 1.1mm
Blade Material: VG10 Stainless Steel, Stainless Clad
Handle Material: Western Black Pakka Wood
HRC: ~60

Knife Information

Takamura Hamono is headed by Terukazu Takamura, a third generation blacksmith who inherited the factory from his father. Their knives are crafted in Echizen, Fukui, the now famous knife making area of Japan. "Refined and elegant" would be the best words to describe the work that Takamura Hamono produces. Their knives are perfectly balanced, finished with the highest level of attention and care, and represent excellent value for money. Takamura has recently been in the media spotlight for their fantastic work which can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dZmeh_28Eo&ab_channel=BusinessInsider 

Best paired with a 15cm felt lined blade guard and a 1000/3000 whetstone

This knife is great for:

✅ Those wanting a balance between edge retention and edge durability

✅ Those who like a perfectly balanced, thin blade

✅ Smaller cutting

Steel Breakdown

VG10 is perhaps the most common of the stainless steels found in Japanese knives. Made by Takefu Special Steel, it’s quality and all round high performance makes it a solid choice for a knife with good edge holding, low maintenance, and low fragility.

Specifications

Style: Petty
Blade Length: 130mm
Overall Length: 240mm
Weight: 70g
Blade Height @ Heel: 28mm
Bevel: Double Bevel
Spine Thickness @ Heel: 1.1mm
Blade Material: VG10 Stainless Steel, Stainless Clad
Handle Material: Western Black Pakka Wood
HRC: ~60