Yoshihiro Hongasumi White Steel Kiritsuke Multipurpose Japanese Chef Knife Magnolia HandleProduct Code: HKKI240MHMS
Forged from Shiroko High Carbon White Steel #2 with a HRC 62-63, this Hongasumi kiritsuke with a traditional single edged grind exhibit a better edge retention and an ability to take on a finer edge than the Kasumi made out of White Steel #2. Excellent for intermediate level chefs and comes ready to use out of the box.
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. White Steel #2 with a hardness on the Rockwell scale of 62 to 63, 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.
The Kiritsuke knife is a traditional Japanese all purpose chefs knife that resembles a sword. Its length allows it to cut sushi and sashimi like a Yanagi, and the wideness of the blade gives it the dexterity to do multiple jobs. The sword tip also helps balance the weight of the knife and can be used for intricate and precise knife work for exquisite service. 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||White Steel #2||Saya Cover||Magnolia|
|Edge Angle||Single Edged|