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 tip to handle end)
- Blade Height: 45.1mm (Heel to spine)
- Blade Thickness: 1.76mm (Spine width above the heel)
- Total Weight: 154 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)
Product SKU: MASU-017
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Meet the maker
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.