Yoshihiro Hammered Super Blue Steel Stainless Clad Kiritsuke Multipurpose Japanese Chef Knife

Product Code: TSASHAKI180SH
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Yoshihiro Hammered Super Blue Steel Clad Kiritsuke Chefs Knife is made using the highest grade high carbon steel and has been forged and sharpened into a beautiful piece of cutlery by our master craftsmen. Its hardness and edge retention outclasses both White Steel #1 and #2 and even Blue Steel #1 and #2. In the hands of an experienced chef, this work will be cherished and enjoyed in the kitchen for many years to come.

The Kiritsuke is one of the most versatile and essential of all knives a cook can have. The blade of the Kiritsuke is wider and straighter than a standard chef knife while having a curved tip. The wideness of the knife with its straight end makes it suited for chopping vegetables while the long curved tip makes it suitable for cutting thin slices in meat or fish. 

In the hands of master craftsmen the steel can be forged and sharpened into a world class knife that boasts top class sharpness and edge retention. The extremely sharp blade will allow for the most accurate of cuts to be made with consistency and with ease. Furthermore the blade has the ability to perform at that level for an extremely long period of time because of its high wear resistance.

HRC 36-64
Handle Material Shitan
Grade Hammered Aogami Stainless Clad Bolster Material Ebony
Stain Resistant Yes, except along the knife's edge Handle Shape Octagonal
Blade Material Blue Steel Super Saya Cover Optional
Edge Angle Double Edged

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