this knife is for sale.
its a medium hunter. the handle is curly maple dyed in what i call antique blue. red liners
Mosaic pins. hand ground on Japanese water stones
made from tamahagane steel in house.
RCH on the edge is about 62+ spine is 43+
comes with a handmade sheath. 083 logo closeup.jpg083 blue antique handle.jpg083 blue antique handle 2.jpg
normal price is $450.
pre Blade Show special $400.00
shipping will be @20 buckzoids to you.
also for a pre blade show special a Kiridashi made with the same steel and made in the same way throwed in free.
i think the blade is 3.5mm thick
cutting edge is about 4" total length is 9"
i can measure for correct measurements on request.
has a visible hamon it does not show well in the photo as it was cloudy day. i can possibly take one that will show the hamon.
i will have to take a photo of the Kiridashi and add it later.
this link here is a thread showing the way the steel is made. take a look. many people make knives but few make the steel for the knives.