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"SAKAI MOTOKANE" Usuba Kitchen Knife, Shirogami steel no.2, 180mm~210mm

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★★★ Three HONMAMON Stars

  • Made in Japan! (At that famous Sakai) Handmade by Sakai Craftsman! For professional chef.
  • Single Bevel, For Right Hander (KATABA)
  • Thin Blade Good for Cutting Vegetables!
  • Blade Edge: Shirogami steel no.2 With wooden sheath
  • The best quality of Japanese knives
  • For Professionals
  • Shirogami Steel gets rust easily, so it needs maintenance.
  • Every Sakai knife is unique. The steel is forged by master blacksmiths which is then shaped and honed with great care to its specialized form.

Forging

Becomes the base of a Japanese knife. It is made by forge welding iron and stee and is hammered many times during the process in order to temper it. 

Sharpening ( Hatsuke)

Wielding many kinds of whetstones and tools, and using water to prevent heat from friction, they follow many steps to create the edge.

Attaching the Handle (Etsuke)

This is the process of attaching the handle to the blade made by the blacksmith and hatuske-shi. There is craftsman specializing in making handles, creating a wide variety of handle.

<180mm>

Blade Length: about 180mm(7.1inch), Total Length: 318mm(12.5inch), Weight: about 173g(6.1oz)

Item no. 4580149741416

<195mm>

Blade Length: about 195mm(7.7inch), Total Length: 337mm(13.3inch), Weight: about 202g(7.1oz)

Item no. 4580149741423

<210mm>

Blade Length: about 210mm(8.3inch), Total Length: 356mm(14inch), Weight: about 254g(9oz)

Item no. 4580149741454

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