Tetsuhiro Blue steel 2 Nakiri vegetable knife 160mm (6.3") Black paper micarta
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Tetsuhiro Blue steel 2 Nakiri vegetable knife 160mm (6.3") Black paper micarta

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Nakiri knife made by Japanese Tetsuhiro Knife Company from Sanjo City in Niigata Prefecture. 160mm long blade made by Japanese traditional method "Varicomi" (Inserted hard steel between softer stainless steel) using super-pure high carbon Blue steel 2 (Aogami 2) as a core. Western-style handle made from solid black paper micarta.

Knife purpose: Japanese Nakiri knife - a specialized knife that's designed for slicing, dicing, and chopping vegetables. Nakiri has a rectangular shape blade (most common 165mm long), very thin and straight what is ideal for an up-and-down motion during slicing vegetables. Quick dicing or "brunoise" onions - no problem, "Julienne" (in French - thin strips of vegetables) vegetables or Chiffonade (Shredding) the herbs - easy as pie. Japanese Nakiri knife is a perfect choice for cutting vegetables!
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Nakiri knife made by Japanese Tetsuhiro Knife Company from Sanjo City in Niigata Prefecture. 160mm long blade made by Japanese traditional method "Varicomi" (Inserted hard steel between softer stainless steel) using super-pure high carbon Blue steel 2 (Aogami 2) as a core. Western-style handle made from solid black paper micarta. The blade shape and high carbon Blue steel 2 (Aogami 2) will guarantee an excellent cutting ability, high sharpness. The blade corrosion resistance a quite high but it is better to wipe it to dry after use (core steel is not stainless). Tetsuhiro Nakiri knife is a perfect choice for home "Everyday" cooking and it is an excellent first knife for people who wants to start using a Japanese knife. Knife packed in premium Japanese authentic gift box with traditional patterns.

Knife Type Nakiri
Brand Tetsuhiro
Knife Style Western Style
Blade Bevel Grind Double-edged
Total Knife Lenth (mm/Inch) 290/11,5
Blade Lenth (mm/Inch) 160/6,3
Blade Height at Base/Heel (mm/Inch) 44/1,73
Blade Steel / Core steel Blue steel 2
Blade Core Hardness 61-62HRC
Blade Construction / Structure Warikomi/ Inserted core steel
Blade Cladding Steel Stainless Steel
Knife Handle Material Black paper micarta
Handle Bolster Yes
Handle style Western
Total Knife Weight (g/Oz) 175/6,17
Hand-sharpened Yes
Place of Origin Niigata Japan
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08/08/2021
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