Lacewood & Ebony Honesuki 152mm

Stunning in every way, this 152mm / 6.0" hanyaki forged honesuki by James Oatley in W2 carbon steel features single-bevel geometry with a sharp, hard and fine edge. The forge-finished and textured hira (flat) flows beautifully into the matte, hand-sanded bevel that boasts a nearly perfect hamon line, a result of James' superb hanyaki process. Lacewood and ebony form the handle, comfortable and natural in the hand. The matching saya is made from ebony with a lacewood pin. 

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Based in St. Leonards, Australia, James Oatley uses a variety of techniques and materials to produce heirloom-quality kitchen cutlery one at a time at his one-man studio. James holds himself to the highest of standards, resulting in what many consider to be works of art, each knife built to last generations while standing up to the demands of any kitchen.

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Blade length: 152mm / 6.0". Overall length: 300mm / 11.8" overall. Blade width at the choil: 3.2mm. Blade width one inch from tip: 2.0mm. Blade height at heel: 36mm. Weight: 3.9oz / 110g.
Blade: Hanyaki forged W2 carbon steel. Handle: Lacewood with ebony bolster. Saya: Ebony with lacewood pin.
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