Takeda – Bichu-no-Kami by Shosui Takedas knives. This is a traditional Japanese utility folding knife, in Pre War Japan all children and adults carried such a knife, this standard blade took care of most tasks. What we may call a Friction Folder, the Japanese call this a Bichu-no-Kami in the Kuro-Uchi style finish. This is one of the largest Bichu-no-Kami that Takeda makes.
This is a traditional Seiryu Japanese Hunting knife in the Kuro-Uchi style finish. Mastersmith Shosui Takeda hand forged the Aogami Super Steel blade in the popular American Drop Point profile. The Wooden handle is Cord Wrapped and the Cord and Hard Wood handle are coated with a waterproof Resin from a Poisonous plant. The knife also has a hand worked Iron Ferrule.