Sakai Genkichi Warikomi White steel 3 Petty knife 150mm (5.9) Magnolia Wood with Akebono-Nuri Urushi Lacque
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Sakai Genkichi Warikomi White steel 3 Petty knife 150mm (5.9) Magnolia Wood with Akebono-Nuri Urushi Lacque

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This "OLD SCHOOL" Petty knife was made by Sakai Genkichi from Sakai city in Osaka Prefecture in Japan. 150mm long blades are hand-forged in the Japanese traditional method "Varicomi" (Inserted hard steel between softer) using Hitachi White steel 3 (Shirogami #3) carbon steel as a core. Japanese-style knife handle made from Magnolia Wood with unique Japanese Akebono-Nuri Urushi finished.

Knife purpose: "Japanese Petty knife (in English ""Petty""-small; in French ""Petit""-small) is a small all-around knife with a design that resembles Gyuto knife, but with shorter and narrower blades. Petty knife in the kitchen can do almost anything: cutting, shredding meat and fish, vegetables, fruits, herbs, meat, fish, poultry! One of the ""must-have"" knives. Petty knife blade length usually ranges from 120-180mm (most popular 150mm), with a width of 26-38mm and a thickness of 1.3-1.8mm. The handle can be as Western same as Japanese style."
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This "OLD SCHOOL" Petty knife was made by Sakai Genkichi from Sakai city in Osaka Prefecture in Japan. 150mm long blades are hand-forged in the Japanese traditional method "Varicomi" (Inserted hard steel between softer) using Hitachi White steel 3 (Shirogami #3) carbon steel as a core. Japanese-style knife handle made from Magnolia Wood with unique Japanese Akebono-Nuri Urushi finished. This resin-finished provides excellent non-slip, waterproof, and antibacterial properties to the handle. The perfect blade shape and Hitachi Hitachi White steel 3 (Shirogami #3) as a core will guarantee excellent cutting ability and sharpness but low rust resistance. To prevent corrosion, please wipe the blade to dry after every use. Genkichi Petty knife is a perfect choice for home "Everyday" cooking and is highly recommended for professionals. Knife packed in premium Japanese authentic gift box with traditional patterns.

Knife Type Petty
Brand Sakai Genkichi
Knife Style Japanese Style
Blade Bevel Grind Double-edged
Total Knife Lenth (mm/Inch) 275/10.90
Blade Lenth (mm/Inch) 150/6.00
Blade Height at Base/Heel (mm/Inch) 31/1.22
Blade Steel / Core steel White steel 3
Blade Core Hardness 60-61HRC
Blade Construction / Structure Warikomi/ Inserted core steel
Blade Cladding Steel Iron
Knife Handle Material Magnolia Wood lacquer with Akebono-Nuri Urushi
Handle Bolster No
Total Knife Weight (g/Oz) 71/2.50
Hand-sharpened Yes
Place of Origin Sakai Japan

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