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Gesshin Hide Blue #2 Murakumono Knife

Gesshin Hide Blue #2 Murakumono Knife


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Gesshin Hide Blue #2 Murakumono Knife

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 thought about the shape of the blade.  The design on the blade is a resting cow.  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 receive 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.

Gesshin Hide Blue #2 Murakumono Knife with Ushi (cow) Design


Handle Length 109
Handle Height 36.47
Handle Width 12.46
Handle to Tip Length 132
Heel to Tip Length 106
Blade Height at Heel 142
Blade Thickness at 1/2 way between the Spine and Edge 3.4
Width of Spine at Middle 3.75
Width of Spine Above Heel 3.88
Width of Spine at Handle 3.86
Width of Spine about 1cm from the tip 3.04