Please add it to your kitchen knife collection.
It is a work of traditional craftsman Yoshikazu Ikeda.
The name of engraved is Shinpei Ino, a sharpener of traditional craftsmen.
Ikeda's products are very difficult to find, even in Japan.
This knife is water quenching but Mr.Ikeda stopped water quenching method in 2019.
Therefore, his water quenching products are very rare now.
During quenching, a wave-like pattern appears by placing mud on the knife. It is called a Hamon in Japanese.
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