Poised and ready to make short work of all your veggies, the unique pattern of hammer finish isn't just for looks - it's to help the knife glide through the food and release as you cut.
The nakiri might look like a meat cleaver but it's a typical vegetable knife shape designed to help scoop your chopped veg into the pan with ease. Every knife in the V1 range is uniquely hammer finished and combines nicely with the more Western styled handle and we'd be remiss not to point out that the price for this knife is exceptional for the level of finish and quality on offer.
Product Quick View
Want to see a little more of the knife? Check out what the knife looks like in hand and up close.
- Blade Length: 160mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total Length: 292mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade Thickness: 1.8mm (Measured level with heel)
- Blade Height: 44.8mm (Heel to spine)
- Total Weight: 144 grams
- Core Steel: VG1
- Cladding Steel: Stainless
- Hardness: 60 (HRC)
- Handle Style: Western
- Handle Material: Rosewood with 2 steel rivets
- Left or Right handed: Either (Double Bevel)
Product SKU: 2452
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.
Protection & care for this knife
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.