Hatsu – Kokoro means innocent spirit. A very important wholesaler from Amagasaki city in Hyogo prefecture cooperating with some of the best craftsmen in Japan. The Hatsukokoro brand is their house brand, crafted from undisclosed but some of the most experienced blacksmiths.
The Shirasagi line is made of Aogami-2 Carbon steel (Blue-2) and features a “blacksmith’s Kurouchi finish. Has a Wa Wenge handle and these series are designed for hard professional work.
This is a special Deba knife designed for filleting medium fish. Its special profile features a K-Tip, making the professional work much easier to execute. Has a Wa Wenge handle and a traditional kurouchi finish. Its a heavy thick knife destined for professional heavy duty work for professionals or experienced home users. The 165mm size is the most common one.
|Brand / Blacksmith:||Hatsukokoro|
|Knife type:||Deba Kiritsuke 165|
|Blade Length / Total length (mm):||173/322|
|Steel type:||Aogami – 2 (Blue-2)|
|Forging method:||San Mai|
|Handle type / Material / Ferrule:||Octagonal / Wenge / Horn|
|Spine Thickness at heel / tip (mm):||7,3/0,7|
|Blade height at heel (mm):||50,5|