Zubeng Forge – EXCLUSIVE XL Kiridashi

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Item Condition: New
Handle Material: Wrapped Rattan
Blade Steel: Hand Forged Tamahagane
Blade Length: 1  3/4″
OAL: 10″
Sheath: None

 

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ZUBENG FORGE

 Zubeng Forge is a Smithy in the heart of China, Master Rich Chen uses an Ancient formula to create true Tamahagane steel for his swords and knives.  Making Tamahagane steel is a long and labor intensive process which starts with select Iron Sand and other Natural materials that are found in only a few places in the world.

Here is a video of Master Chen making Tamahagane for his Sword

                 

  Fort Henry Custom Knives is proud to the EXCLUSIVE ONLINE DEALER for Master Rich Chen of Zubeng Forge


 Just Received ~ Direct from the Maker 

Exclusively at Fort Henry Custom Knives 

Master Chen gave me a piece of the actual Tamahagane Steel he makes ~ here is how it appears “In Process” 

 This is a Traditional Tool called a Kiri dashi – which literally translated means “to carve out”.  Very popular with Wood Carvers, Bonsai Tree artists and general home use.

This is an Extra Large Model ~ Hand Crafted from the same hand made Tamahagane steel as Master Chen uses to create his Custom Chinese swords.  

(There are some Forge Scale spots will intact on the Blade). 

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Differential Heat Treat leaves the Edge hard and sharp (approx 62 Rc) – the cutting edge is approx 1  3/4″ and has a Chisel Ground shape that was hand sharpened on Water Stones until it is amazingly sharp – it provides both strength and precision cutting ability and only Stropping is recommended to maintain the edge.

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This is an integral piece, approx 3/16″ Thick, the handle is wrapped with Natural Rattan and there is a Lanyard or Hanging Hole through the end. 

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Hand made Steel with the Sweat and Soul of the Maker.  This is the Actual Kiri Dashi that you will receive.  

A true Traditional tool that will make you smile with its performance.

 

Additional information

Weight1 lbs
Dimensions9 × 6 × 3 in

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