Oka San Kamaji Iron Umeki Nomi with Ebony Handle & Presentation Box
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Master Blacksmith Oka San very kindly allowed us to bring to you a few fine examples of his Craftsmanship.
An "Ukeki" is shallow triangular profile body enabling ease of dovetail joint cutting. Nomi simply means Chisel
Umeki Nomi = Dovetail Chisel
Kamaji Iron is wrought iron which has been hand profiled to form an elegant tree bark design. This Kamaji iron is formed with a very hard white paper steel cutting edge.
Dependent of the nomi width there may be single hollow ground backs or San Mai (multi hollow).
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Never forget, the steel ring will need to be fitted to your requirements and although sharp, they are un-sharpened.
3mm, 6mm & 9mm feature single hollow ground backs
12mm, 15mm & 18mm feature twin hollow ground backs
21mm & 24mm feature triple hollow ground backs.