This is a good example of my Jappalachian cutlery style, blending Japanese elements with my Appalachian materials.
The Laminated steel blade is forged from 410 stainless with an 80CRV2 core. Forge texture remains at the spine with hand-finished bevels leading to a very thin, hard edge.
The bolster is black Richlite and the sculpted handle is stabilized spalted maple.
Knife comes with a leather blade sleeve.
Blade: 5.6" along the cutting edge long, 1.75" wide at the heel, 11" overall