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Home Products Bichu-no-Kami NAS - Ironwood

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Bichu-no-Kami NAS - Ironwood

by Takeda, Shosui

SKU 1034183

Date Added 09/27/2021

# Available 1

Price $390.00

Overview

The Bitchu-no-Kami is a traditional Japanese-style folder. The blade is Stainless clad Aogami Super Steel (NAS) which is a high-carbon steel alloy with vanadium and is ground on both sides. Handle constructed of ironwood scales with polished stainless steel liners and backspacer. Comes with brown leather pouch and original box. Excellent condition.

Product Details

Blade Length 3.5

Overall Length 8.875

Closed Length 5.375

Weight (oz) 3.7

Source Previously owned

Additional Specs

Knife Type Has Sheath

Blade Material Stainless Clad Aogami Super Steel (NAS)

Blade Details Drop Point, Sheepsfoot

Handle Material Wood

About the Maker

Takeda, Shosui
Takeda, Shosui

The third-generation master blacksmith Shosui Takeda was born and raised in Niimi, Okayama in Japan. After graduating from a university and working in Tokyo, he returned to his hometown to succeed his father as a blacksmith. Since 1985 he has strived and studied to produce the very best hand-forged blades and tools. His knives are forged by hand with his small staff of master smiths. Each blade holds its edge extraordinarily well and resharpens easily. All his knives have 50/50 edges and octagonal handles so they are good for either right-handed or left-handed users. His good old-fashioned hard work makes for one-of-a-kind knives.

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