OverviewZubeng knives are handmade by Master Rich Chen (Zubeng), who forges Tamahagane steel using the traditional methods of Japanese swordsmiths. The smelting, folding, forging, heat treating, and hand-polishing of the steel is a long and difficult process. This produces a blade that is extremely sharp and incredibly durable. Master Chen makes and uses this Tamahagane steel for all his swords and knives.
This hunting knife features an extremely sharp Tamahagane blade that is ground on both sides and a wood handle with mosaic pins. 3/16" blade thickness and 1 1/4" blade depth. Full tang construction. The blade has been differentially heat treated by hand for a hard cutting edge and softer spine, and has a visible hamon. Bamboo engraving along the blade spine and sides of blade Great feel in the hand. Excellent work. Mint condition. Blade Steel: Tamahagane Steel