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Together with the skilled craftsmen, Yamamoto Hideaki and Yamamoto Shinichiro, we are proud to introduce Gesshin Hide. These knives represent the best of Sakai Uchihamono. From the first time i sharpened one of these knives in 2010, i knew how amazing they were. With a combination of great steel and amazing grinding, shaping, and sharpening work, these knives are easily among the best single bevel knives i have used. On all of our newer ones we have started polishing the spine and choil.
This Murakumono Knife was a special project Shin-san did for fun. He says his inspiration was a drop of water when he tought about the shape of the blade. The design on the blade is a horse. The murakumono knife is intended to be used as an all purpose utility knife. It is a true single bevel knife.
Each Gesshin Hide knife comes with a sticker guaranteeing that only certified craftsmen have worked on the knife, and each knife has a unique serial number. This is rare, even in Sakai, where these knives are made. Only the highest quality knives recieve this honor. We have included a picture of this sticker on the product page.
We hope you enjoy the Gesshin Hide line, as we are extremely proud to be carrying them.
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