Yoshihiro Hongasumi Blue Steel Kenmuki Vegetable Japanese Chef KnifeProduct Code: HKKM180MH
Forged from High Carbon Blue Steel #2 with a HRC 63-64, this Hongasumi Kenmuki with a traditional single edged grind exhibit a better edge retention and an ability to take on a finer edge than the Kasumi Kenmuki made out of White Steel #2. Excellent for intermediate level chefs and comes ready to use out of the box. Magnolia wood sheath, knife oil, and rust eraser included. 100% handcrafted in Japan. Not mass produced.Our handmade Yoshihiro Hongasumi knives are crafted with extraordinary skill by our master artisans to create high quality knives that are indispensable in their craftsmanship and performance. Blue Steel #2 with a hardness on the Rockwell scale of 63 to 64, is forged with iron to create beautiful mist patterns, and an emphasis is placed on refined forging and polishing with the highest attention to detail.
Our Yoshihiro Hongasumi knives are complimented with a traditional Japanese style handcrafted Magnolia wood handle affixed with a Water Buffalo horn 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 Kenmuki knife is a traditional Japanese knife that is used for smaller precision tasks and can intricately carve and style vegetables and fruits for beautiful presentations and garnishes. Even the simplest of tasks are elevated with a handcrafted knife that is as beautiful as it is functional.
|Grade||Hongasumi||Bolster Material||Water Buffalo Horn (color varies)|
|Stain Resistant||No||Handle Shape||Octagonal|
|Blade Material||Blue Steel #2||Saya Cover||Magnolia|
|Edge Angle||Single Edged|