Night and day - the black pakka wood handle and steel rivets beautifully offset the tall block of a blade that has a unique mottled pattern and flowing lines showing off the exposed steel layers and cutting edge on each and every one.
Despite looking a bit like a meat cleaver, the nakiri style of knife is meant for chopping veg, it has a very flat cutting edge and the height enables good knuckle clearance and the blade is perfect for scooping large amounts of veg into a pot.
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- Blade Length: 165mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total Length: 290mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade Thickness: 1.76mm (Measured level with heel)
- Blade Height: 45.1mm (Heel to spine)
- Total Weight: 154 grams
- Steel Type - Cladding: Stainless
- Steel Type - Core: VG10
- Left or Right handed: Either
- Hardness: 60 (HRC)
- Handle Style: Western
- Handle Material: Black pakka wood with steel rivets
Product SKU: 2502
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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Made in Echizen, Masutani san's experience dates back many years both as a blacksmith and an excellent knife sharpener and his own ranges of knives combine elegant good looks and sharpness at a price point that is almost unbeatable for what they deliver.