Perfection in miniature. The beauty and workmanship of this range is shown off in this tiny blade and fantastic handle.
At a glance
We have personally tested and reviewed this knife to give you an honest and personal opinion about it and this is how it rates.
The technical bits
- Blade length 75 mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total length 202 mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade width 3 mm (Measured where blade enters handle)
- Blade height 26 mm Heel to spine
- Total weight 45 grams
- Blade Material Super Blue Steel cutting edge, laminated in Stainless
- Hardness 63-64 HRC
- Style Japanese
- Handle Style Japanese
- Tang Style Half
- Left or right handed Both
- Type Petty
Our aim is to measure everything as accurately as possible but some specifications (such as hardness for example) are provided by the manufacturer and therefore should be used as a guide only.
What You Get
Beautiful blue fibre boxes with the Masakage logo and name in silver foil on the lid. On the inside you will find a blue stepped inlay and your beautiful knife of course, wrapped in Japanese newspaper by the craftsmen who made it. So while not working on your knife skills you can catch up your Japanese language skills. Talk about the gift that keeps on giving...
What is a Petty knife?
A petty knife is a small utility knife designed mainly for delicate work like cutting herbs or small fruits or vegetables.