Yoshihiro Aonamiuchi Blue Steel #1 Sakimaru Takobiki Sushi Sashimi Slicing Japanese Knife Ryu Dragon Ebony HandleProduct Code: AOST270EHDRMS
Ao Namiuchi means Blue wave forged and refers to the beautiful wave like patterns on the blade that are formed when Blue Steel #1 is forged with iron. The highest quality of high carbon steel is forged with masterful skill to deliver a yanagi that blends exceptional performance with such exquisite beauty.
Our handmade Yoshihiro Aonamiuchi Blue Steel knives are crafted with extraordinary skill by our master artisans. Aoko Blue Steel #1 with a hardness on the Rockwell scale of 64, is intricately forged with iron to create beautiful wave like patterns. It takes a very high degree of skill to create knives of exceptional performance with such exquisite beauty. Namiuchi means wave forged, and our master artisans blend aesthetics with the highest quality materials and and craftsmanship.
Our Yoshihiro Aonamiuchi Blue Steel knives are complimented with a traditional Japanese style handcrafted Octagonal Ebony handle affixed with Double Bolster, and a protective wooden sheath called a "Saya" is included, which protects the knife and adds to its appearance when not in use.
The Takobiki is a long slicing knife that was designed to slice paper thin slices of fish for sashimi and its blunt tip is useful for cutting the long tentacles of the octopus. The beauty of its elegant thin blade is its ability to slice through an ingredient in long uninterrupted strokes, preserving its integrity and freshness. The Takobiki is longer and thinner than a Yanagi and is unique tool for preparing delicate ingredients.
|Grade||Ryu Dragon Aonamiuchi||Bolster Material||Ironwood|
|Stain Resistant||No||Handle Shape||Octagonal|
|Blade Material||Blue Steel #1||Saya Cover||Magnolia|
|Edge Angle||Single Edged|