Hatsukokoro Hayabusa HAP40

This unique line of knives is made by a number of talented knife makers, including San-Etsu hamono in Seki. The HAP40 line is simple, slick and just works like a charm.  HAP40 high speed powder steel, which can attain a Rockwell Hardness of 67+. In layman’s terms, it’s insanely hard steel that gets wicked sharp and holds an edge like nothing else.
Steel Type HAP40 High Speed Powder Semi-Stainless Steel with Stainless Steel Cladding
Rockwell Hardness 65–67
Brand Hatsukokoro
Handle Wa (Japanese) Handle - Octagon Walnut Wood Handle with Buffalo Horn Collar
This unique line of knives is made by a number of talented knife makers, including San-Etsu hamono in Seki. The HAP40 line is simple, slick and just works like a charm.  HAP40 high speed powder steel, which can attain a Rockwell Hardness of 67+. In layman’s terms, it’s insanely hard steel that gets wicked sharp and holds an edge like nothing else.