These are our most affordable high-end Damascus knives. With a core of Hitachi AUS 8 steel, high-carbon stainless steel (.8% -.95%C), that has the capacity to be hardened and toughened to a high level – creating a sharp enduring edge – that is easy to regrind. The 33 layer blade is forged by a small family run factory under the expert eyes of Oda san a 4th generation blacksmith. Surgical sharpness, easy maintenance and an aesthetically appealing knife at the most accessible price.
The D-shaped handles are formed from laminated hardwood and have a stainless bolster and end cap for comfort and balance.
This shape is primarily for peeling, paring, or cutting in the hand rather than on aboard. Used for tasks where a larger knife would be tricky or unsafe.
Function – Primarily for peeling and paring vegetables in the hand.
Normal lengths – 90mm to 135mm.
Tip: This knife is a MUST for every kitchen and the ideal partner to a larger chef’s knife.