Yoshihiro Hiryu Ginsan High Carbon Stainless Steel Petty Utility Knife Ebony Handle with Nuri Saya CoverProduct Code: FGIWAPE150EHNR
Ginsanko blends traditional methods of knife making with modern metallurgy. Ginsanko is a breakthrough in the incorporation of high carbon steel and stain resistant metallic elements. With a hardness on the Rockwell scale of 62-63, they offer a rare combination of traditional Japanese high carbon knives with stainless steel properties. The Yoshihiro Hiryu Ginsan Series has a higher level of finishing and polish than our standard Yoshihiro Ginsan and Hayate Ginsan knives.
Sometimes called a utility knife, the Petty is a smaller version of a chefs knife but is bigger than a Paring knife. The Petty fits in small places that require more dexterity than bigger chefs knives while handling bigger jobs than a Paring knife can take care of. The Petty will soon become the go-to knife in your kitchen.
The difference will be felt right away when a hand-forged Japanese Petty knife of incomparable sharpness is used for smaller precision tasks such as peeling, trimming, and slicing small fruits and vegetables to handling bigger tasks as a small chefs knife. A razor sharp Petty knife can intricately carve and style vegetables and fruits for beautiful presentations and garnishes, performing just as well for bigger jobs such as preparing meals.
|Grade||Hiryu Ginsan||Bolster Material||Ironwood|
|Stain Resistant||Yes||Handle Shape||Octagonal|
|Blade Material||Ginsan Stainless Steel||Saya Cover||Nuri Lacquered Magnolia
|Edge Angle||Double Edged|