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.Utility: The shape is basically a small Sujihiki or slicing knife. As the name suggests it is a multi-function knife used for the preparation of vegetables and precise cutting of meat and fish. The slim profile presents a smaller area to fatty, oily, and starchy foods where a wider blade would create a stronger vacuum and ‘stick’ more to the food. Function – Multipurpose for preparing all food groups. A favourite knife of many home cooks who are uncomfortable with large blades. Normal length – 150mm Tip: This knife is also used for carving petite roasts, filleting and skinning fish as well as careful dissection of poultry without hitting bones. An extremely useful size for any kitchen.