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Seisuke Hamono

Seisuke Hamono Blue 2 Kurouchi 165mm Santoku

Seisuke Hamono Blue 2 Kurouchi 165mm Santoku

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The Blacksmith - Seisuke Hamono

Seisuke Hamono is a Japanese knife brand with shops in Tokyo and Portland (USA). Their knives are produced by different blacksmiths, each specialising in a different range of knives. 

We have carefully selected some of the best ranges offered which all sit at superb price-points offering excellent value for money

The Range - Aogami 2 Kurouchi

The gorgeous blackened finish on these knives is retained from the forging process and, in addition to the stainless steel coating these knives have on top of their Blue #2 carbon steel core, provides a protective coating on the surface of the knife. 

The Steel - Aogami (Blue) 2

Aogami 2 is an excellent mid-point carbon steel giving a wonderful combination of performance and value for money. It retains very well and is easy to sharpen.

The Model - Santoku

Similar to a Gyuto chef’s knife, the Santoku offers a large light blade with a taller profile and a flatter belly, making the knife excellent for a more ‘up and down’ chopping motion for meat, fish or vegetables. Blades vary from 160mm to 180mm. This is a great knife if you want an all rounder with shorter blade and a good weight to it. 


Saya and Blade Covers that fit this Knife: Our wooden 180mm Santoku knife Saya fits this knife. You can also use the 180mm plastic blade guard.


Knife Type: Santoku
Steel Type: Blue 2 Carbon Steel (reactive)
HRC: 58-61
Blade Type: Double edged blade
Blade Length: 185mm
Blade Height: 45.6mm
Blade Thickness: 2.2mm
Handle Material: Red Pakka Wood
Ferrule Material: Stainless Steel
Handle Length: 115mm
Weight: 172g 


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