Quenching, Knife Forging of Tottori Prefecture

Otsuka Yoshifumi

Tottori Prefectural Government

Tottori Prefectural Government
Tottori-shi, Tottori-ken, Japan

In order to harden the steel, the knife is placed into water after it has been heated to 800℃ to rapidly cool it down to 250℃. This vital heat treatment will determine how well the knife can cut.


  • Title: Quenching, Knife Forging of Tottori Prefecture
  • Creator: Otsuka Yoshifumi
  • Location: Japan,tottori,yazugun,chizu
  • Subject Keywords: Tottori Prefecture, Knife
  • Type: metal, blade, iron, steel

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