135mm Petty with Kurochi finish. Ho Wood handle. 270mm overall, height at heel 30mm, 73 grams. Comes with cork and kydex edge guard and a silk sleeve bag from vintage Japanese kimono.
Not stainless, so care must be taken to avoid rust; wipe dry during heavy use and or after washing (soap is OK, avoid using the abrasive side of sponge if possible.) Always keep knife from soaking and dishwashers.
Shehan Prull is a knife maker in New Mexico making wonderful knives from 52100 steel. He spent two years studying in Sakai under the patronage of Mr. Hiroshi Ashi of Ashi Cutlery (Some of our favorite knives). He returned to the States in 2009 and has built a shop based on the techniques and philosophy that he learned in Japan.