Yoshihiro Suminagashi Blue Steel #1 Kenmuki Japanese Single Edged Vegetable KnifeProduct Code: SMKM180EHMS
Our handmade Yoshihiro Blue Steel Suminagashi knives are crafted with extraordinary skill by our master artisans. Exemplifying the most intricate techniques of forging, layering, and hammering, Aoko Blue Steel #1 with a hardness on the Rockwell scale of 64, is forged with iron to create the most elaborate of finishes.
Suminagashi translates as floating ink and refers to the beautiful marbled wave like patterns that extend through the blade from the tip to the heel, unveiling a new mosaic with every sharpening. Only the most skilled of artisans can forge together these metals in such complex puzzle piece formations to fashion knives of this caliber with the highest quality, blending aesthetics and performance.
Our Yoshihiro Blue Steel #1 Suminagashi knives are complimented with a traditional Japanese style handcrafted premium Ebony wood handle of the highest quality and affixed with a Water Buffalo horn bolster.
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 garnished. Even the simplest of tasks are elevated with a handcrafted knife that is as beautiful as it is functional.
|Stain Resistant||No||Handle Shape||Octagonal|
|Blade Material||Blue Steel #1||Saya Cover||Magnolia|
|Edge Angle||Single Edged|