The usuba is a vegetable prep knife traditionally sharpened with a single bevel and this version is designed for primarily for right handed use.
For a taller double bevel vegetable knife, please use the nakiri.
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- Blade Length: 162mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total Length: 293mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade Thickness: 1.66mm (Measured level with heel)
- Blade Height: 45.2mm (Heel to spine)
- Total Weight: 157 grams
- Core Steel: VG10
- Cladding Steel: Stainless
- Hardness: 60 (HRC)
- Handle Style: Western
- Handle Material: Pakka or mahogany wood in various colours
- Left or Right handed: Either (Double Bevel)
Although the other knives in this range are double bevel, this particular knife is single bevel and designed for Right handed only use only.
Product SKU: 2510
Our aim is to measure and photograph all our products as accurately as possible but due to the handmade nature of many items, please be aware that there may be some variance in the measurements and that things such as blade and knife handle patterns can vary and presentation boxes may differ from those shown but we will always endeavour to provide the most accurate measurements, photos and descriptions of our products.
Some measurements such as HRC are provided by the manufacturer and should therefore be used as a guide.
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