Shiro Kamo Blue 2 Kurouchi Nakiri 165mm
Shiro Kamo Blue 2 Kurouchi Nakiri 165mm
Shiro Kamo Blue 2 Kurouchi Nakiri 165mm
Shiro Kamo Blue 2 Kurouchi Nakiri 165mm
Shiro Kamo Blue 2 Kurouchi Nakiri 165mm
Shiro Kamo Blue 2 Kurouchi Nakiri 165mm
Shiro Kamo Blue 2 Kurouchi Nakiri 165mm
Shiro Kamo Blue 2 Kurouchi Nakiri 165mm

Shiro Kamo Blue 2 Kurouchi Nakiri 165mm

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Knife Information

While his popularity outside Japan continues to grow, Shiro Kamo is one of the top-tier blacksmiths of Japan. The working President of the Takefu Knife Village Cooperative, he was awarded the ‘Master of Traditional Crafts’ at the young age of 45. He still has many years of perfecting his craft ahead of him. His knives feature consistently even and thin grinds, clean blade finishes and fantastic attention to detail, not to mention the cutting performance to match. These are paired with octagon walnut handles.

Best paired with a camellia oil, wooden saya, and 1000/6000 whetstone.

Specifications

Style: Nakiri
Blade Length: 165mm
Overall Length: 305mm
Weight: 147g
Blade Height @ Heel: 51mm
Bevel: Double Bevel
Spine Thickness @ Heel: 2.9mm
Spine Thickness @ Mid: 1.9mm
Spine Thickness 1cm from tip: 1.2mm
Blade Material: Blue 2 Core Carbon Clad, Kurouchi Finish
Handle Material: Octagon Walnut w/Pakkawood Bolster
HRC: ~63

 

This knife is great for:

✅ Extreme sharpness with little effort on a whetstone

✅ Those who like lighter knives

✅ Cutting veges


Things to consider:

❌ A reactive steel, will rust if left wet