Tsunehisa ZA18 Damascus Nakiri

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A great combination of thin grind, durable and easy to care for steel with wonderful looks thanks to the damascus finish this well balanced nakiri is a great choice for your veg prep.

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Product details

  • Blade Length: 162mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
  • Total Length: 282mm (Blade tip to handle end)
  • Blade Height: 44.3mm (Heel to spine)
  • Blade Thickness: 1.78mm (Spine width above the heel)
  • Total Weight: 178 grams
  • Core Steel: ZA-18
  • Cladding Steel: Stainless
  • Hardness: 61-62 (HRC)
  • Handle Style: Western
  • Handle Material: Full tang pakka wood
  • Left or Right handed: Either

Product SKU: TSU-0010

Our aim is to measure and photograph our products as accurately as possible but due to many items being handmade, finished or using natural materials, there can be minor variance in measurements and things such as blade or wood finishes can vary. We will always endeavour to provide the most accurate measurements, photos and descriptions of our products.

Some measurements such as HRC are provided by manufacturers and should therefore be used as a guide.

Protection & care for this knife

The handmade leather nakiri saya or a santoku sized blade guard is a great option to protect this knife.

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Meet the maker


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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Cutting Edge Knives is a family run business established in 2011 and based in the picturesque town of Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. We love the history and craftsmanship that goes into making Japanese chef knives and accessories and the excitement and enjoyment you experience when using a truly sharp knife in the kitchen.

Over many years we've helped thousands of happy customers find their dream knife and look forward to helping you too.

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