Yoshihiro Hammered Super Blue Steel Stainless Clad Nakiri Vegetable Knife

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Yoshihiro Hammered Super Blue Steel Clad Series 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.

One of the most popular knives that a cook can have today is a Japanese Vegetable knife known as a Nakiri knife. The Nakiri is a Japanese double edged knife with a flat cutting edge. The flatness allows for the whole length of the knife to come in contact with the cutting board with each stroke. This is particularly helpful when chopping vegetables since it eliminates those imperfect cuts in which ingredients are hanging by a string. Although traditional Japanese carbon steel knives are not stainless, with proper care they can provide years of enjoyment. Keeping dry in between usage, and applying Tsubaki Oil before storage will keep your knife in tip top shape. Japanese knives should always be sharpened and honed on premium quality Japanese water stones.

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 64-65 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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