Slightly different to the normal petty shape in that it has a reverse tanto tip like a bunka, this is called 'kiritsuke' (literally 'split open') and is now found in lots of different knives giving an added layer of interest! It's also really useful for intricate tip work.
The petty is a great addition to your knife collection, this one is a decent length making it perfect for on the board work for small veg such as onion, peppers etc. It's nimble and easy to use and great when you're short of space and can't be wielding a long gyuto!
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- Blade Length: 132mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total Length: 258mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade width: 1.5mm (Measured where blade enters handle)
- Blade height: 29mm (Heel to spine)
- Total weight: 64 grams
- Sharpness score: 90 (See how we measure this)
- Steel Type - Cladding: Stainless
- Steel Type - Cutting edge: ZDP-189
- Left or Right handed: Either
- Hardness: 66-67 (HRC)
- Handle style: Japanese
Product SKU: 2254
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Some measurements such as HRC are provided by the manufacturer and should therefore be used as a guide.
Yoshida Hamono is a family-owned Japanese company with an age-long tradition in manufacturing state-of-the-art tools and Japanese swords (katanas) by hand.