Please note: The cladding steel finish on this knife is different from the other knives in the White #2 range and has a kurouchi finish instead of the polished finish on the other knives in this range. A kurouchi finish a traditional finish created simply by leaving the furnace scale created during the forging process on the blade instead of polishing it off.
It also has a different handle with a plastic ferrule. This is because traditionally within a Japanese household the nakiri was the knife that was used the most to cut the veggies and do a lot of the main tasks. In order to make this affordable to all families the handle is cheaper to bring the cost down.
- Blade Length: 162mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total Length: 310mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade Thickness: 3mm (Measured level with heel)
- Blade Height: 53mm (Heel to spine)
- Total Weight: 175 grams
- Steel Type - Cladding: Stainless
- Steel Type - Core: White #2
This knife is made from a reactive carbon steel which is not stainless and has some special care instructions and properties – Read our carbon steel care guide here
- Left or Right handed: Either
- Hardness: 61-62 (HRC)
- Handle Style: Japanese
- Handle Material: Magnolia wa handle
Product SKU: 2106
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.
Established in Sakai in 1901, Jikko's blacksmiths have a long history of designing and creating high quality knives that marry subtle design and excellent edge retention.