Toumaki knife (or Fujimaki)
This knife was originally developed to be carried with a samurai sword (in the sheath).
Nowadays, this reliable and robust knife will be useful during your hikes, bivouacs ... for cutting, slicing or trimming.
This double-sided sharp knife is entirely hand-forged by Motosuke Nagao masters.
The name "Toumaki" is the name given to the braiding technique used to cover the handle with natural rattan.
Japanese artisanal manufacturing.
This Japanese Toumaki knife has a Japanese carbon steel core Aogami #2 "Blue Paper" (non-stainless).
The blade, thick and sturdy, can be easily sharpened by hand.
Blade length: 67 mm
Total length: 170 mm
Weight: 84 grams
Steel type: core steel: Japanese steel Aogami #2 (non-stainless), Sanmai forged with two milder steels for the outside of the blade.
Hardness: 62-63 (Rockwell C)
Steel sheathed with natural rattan and red surface (Toumaki packaging).