Haruyuki Zanpa Petty 135mm

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Beautifully finished, the zanpa petty is a great utility knife with an impressive out of the box edge and looks to turn heads when you start cooking!

First Impressions

We'll cut to the chase (ahem..) with these knives. They look incredible, the swirling finish and cladding line looks amazing.

There's more to them than pretty looks though.

Beauty

If looks play a significant part in your knife buying process then you're in for a treat. The Zanpa has a great finish, it's visually striking but not over the top, the simple and classy octagonal oak handle is a nice pairing with the blade.

These are definitely some fine looking knives.

In Hand

They're light, well finished and benefit from attention to detail with a subtly rounded edge on the spine and a nice smoothing inside the heel of the blade so once you've got one in hand, it's nimble and there are no rough edges or rustic finishes to worry about. 

Durability

AUS10 clad in stainless is a real "no brainer" if you're looking for easy care and sharpening. The Zanpa is impressively sharp out of the box but for the enthusiast there's still scope for a little polish on a high grit stone to take it up a notch if you want to. 

Ease of Care

Stainless and hardened to around 61-62 HRC it's a durable and robust knife that's easy to care for if you follow our normal care instructions.

Our Verdict

Ease of care, a durable and robust and without doubt a fabulous looking knife the Zanpa is a perfect choice for either a first Japanese knife or a striking addition to an existing collection. 

Note: These knives are supplied to us under the Tsunehisa brand and listed as such on the site although they are made by Haruyuki so you may also see them referred to by this name elsewhere.

Product details

  • Blade Length: 140mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
  • Total Length: 272mm (Blade + Handle)
  • Blade Thickness: 1.84mm (Measured level with heel)
  • Blade Height: 27.9mm (Heel to spine)
  • Total Weight: 66 grams
  • Steel Type - Cladding: Stainless
  • Steel Type - Core: AUS10
  • Left or Right handed: Either
  • Hardness: 61-62 (HRC)
  • Handle Style: Japanese
  • Handle Material: Octagonal oak

Product SKU: 12252

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.

Compatable saya or guard

Blacksmith Profile

Tsunehisa / Haruyuki

Tsunehisa is a brand that supply knives from a range of blacksmiths and forges from around Japan including Sakai, Tosa and Seki and as such the range of knives available under the Tsunehisa name features a wide range of steels, styles and finishes but each one has a high level of quality and finish in common.

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