Sakai Takayuki

Homura Guren Blue #2 15cm Petty

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The Homura Guren series is produced my by Master blade-smith Itsuo Doi san in Sakai City Japan. He hand forges the Sanmai blades from Aoko #2 with a Tsuchime hammer texture and Kurochi Finnish. This series has excellent wear resistance and edge retention. A petty knife is a basic utility knife slightly larger than a pairing knife. Typically petty and utility knives are used on a cutting board as opposed to a paring knife which does better when operated in your hand. They are great for intricate, delicate and light work.


NOTE: Blade may rust if left wet, this is NOT a stainless steel.

  • Material: Blue #2, High-Carbon Steel
  • Forging Construction: Sanmai
  • Size: 15cm / 5.75
  • Rockwell Hardness: HRC 62
  • Knife Type: Petty
  • Stainless: No
  • Handle: yakisugi Oak, Octagon 
  • Wood Saya Included: No
  • Edge Angle: 50:50 Double Edge/Western
  • Origin: Sakai Takayuki, Sakai, Japan