This very compact series of 3 knives that meets the needs of most users is Hand Forged from a 37 Layer of steel with a High Carbon VG10 Core by a small forge in the outskirts of Sakai City. These super smooth knives are finished to the very highest standards and would satisfy the most demanding cook. Equally at home in either a busy professional or home kitchen.
The long-lasting surgically sharp edges are easy to maintain. The handles are made of laminated hardwood that is injected with a polymer resin for durability and comfort. Outstanding balance, performance and aesthetic are the prime virtues of these fabulous knives.
This is the classic Japanese chef’s knife. It is flat from the handle end for about ½ way to the tip and then gently curves to a point. It is ideal for straight vertical chopping, horizontal slicing and roll cutting.
Function – Multi-purpose chef knife. For Slicing, Dicing and Mincing of vegetables, meat and fish.
Normal length – 165mm to 180mm (smaller 140mm are available in a few collections)
Tip: The 170mm/180mm is the most popular multipurpose knife.