Nakagawa X Myojin Blue 1 Damascus 240mm Gyuto with Custom Handle
Nakagawa X Myojin
This knife is a collaboration between 2 of the most exciting knife makers amd sharpeners around today... Satoshi Nakagawa as the Blacksmith and Naohito Myojin as the sharpener.
Satoshi Nakagawa has 16 years experience training and working with some of the greats, lately with Shiraki Knives until the retirement of Kenichi Shiraki.
Naohito Myojin has over 10 years experience sharpening and forging some of the best knives including the Fujiyama series from Konosuke.
This range of knives is made from Blue 1 carbon steel clad with iron. Blue 1 steel has some of the best performamce specifications out there and will cut, sharpen and retain with the best of them. It is a very reactive steel and sonatina will form quickly and care should be taken to keep the knife clean and dry. With a Rockwell rating of 64HRC it holds it's sharpness brilliantly well.
Knife Type: Gyuto Steel Type: Blue 1 Blade Hardness: HRC ~64 Blade Type: Double edged blade Blade Length: 240mm Blade Height: 5.1mm Blade Thickness: 3.8mm Handle: Blue boxelder burl with flecks of orange, Pearl resin spacer Handle Length: 140mm Weight: 205g
Do not use the knife to chop hard materials such as bones or frozen items unless the knife is made for that specific purpose. Always ensure you keep your knife clean and dry, and sharpen it as required to prevent a dull edge.
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