Makoto Kurosaki SG2 Sakura Bunka 180mm

About the Shape: The Bunka looks like a bonafide badass. It is a multi purpose knife akin to the Santoku. “Bunka” translates to “culture.” A cross between the Nakiri and Gyuto, Bunkas can do it all. It’s the best of both worlds with the volume cranked to 11.

Knife Shape Bunka
Blade Length 180mm
Steel Type
SG2 Powdered Stainless Steel
Rockwell Hardness 62:64
Handle Wa (Japanese) handle
Blacksmith/Maker Makoto Kurosaki

About Makoto Kurosaki: Like his brother Yu, Maokoto Kurosaki trained under Hirosho kato san in Takefu, and has become a skilled craftsman in his own right. Kurosaki-san is an expert sharpener, and a knife “designer” of sorts. He works with local blacksmiths including Kato san, Ikeda san and his brother Yu Kurosaki obtain blades and select their design, sharpening and branding them himself.

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