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 to big 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.

Brand / Blacksmith: Hatsukokoro
Series: Shirasagi
Knife type: Deba Kiritsuke 180
Blade Length / Total length (mm): 188/357
Grind: Single Bevel
Finish: Kurouchi
Steel type: Aogami – 2 (Blue-2)
Forging method: San Mai
HRC hardness: 62
Handle type / Material / Ferrule: Octagonal / Wenge / Horn
Spine Thickness at heel / tip (mm): 7,8/0,7
Blade height at heel (mm): 55
Weight (gr): 362
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