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 a nakiri.
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- Blade Length: 162mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total Length: 295mm (Blade tip to handle end)
- Blade Height: 45.2mm (Heel to spine)
- Blade Thickness: 1.61mm (Spine width above the heel)
- Total Weight: 152 grams
- Core Steel: VG1
- Cladding Steel: Stainless
- Hardness: 60 (HRC)
- Handle Style: Various
- 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: MASU-006
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Some measurements such as HRC are provided by manufacturers and should therefore be used as a guide.
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.