Hitonowa with Abalone and Damascus

Product Description for Hitonowa with Abalone and Damascus

Maker: Koji Hara (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 103309
Blade length: 2.40 in.
Cutting edge length: 2.10 in.
Total length: 5.50 in.
Blade height (at heel): 0.69 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.10 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.08 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.03 in.
Item weight: 2.80 oz.
Shipment weight: 3.4 oz.
Blade: Stainless damascus forged by Devin Thomas
Handle: Polished and textured 420 stainless steel with abalone inlays
Sheath: Antique kimono fabric pouch
Style: Folding liner lock
Description: Koji Hara's inimitable style has won him admiration from collectors and fellow makers alike. He consistently creates knives that are renowned for their precision, craftsmanship, and performance. Hara has been best known for his knives made from Cowry Y. He has created this knife from stainless damascus forged by American bladesmith Devin Thomas. The blade is well centered with smooth action. It is easily opened using the blacklip mother of pearl thumbstud.
Hand polished and hand hammer-textured (tsuchime) 420 stainless steel handle scales are inlaid with abalone. The backbar, like the sides of the knife, is inlaid with sections abalone separated by stainless steel spacers.
The knife is accompanied by a pocket pouch made from antique kimono fabric.
Exceptional fit and finish throughout!

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