The Ebuchi Black Knife (Shirogami No. 2) is a special collection knife by the renowned Pateru brand (JKC), renowned for its best-selling line of Japanese knives. This knife features a meticulously crafted blade, created through the art of hand forging by skilled blacksmiths and finely honed for precision. Its blade boasts an exquisite Black & Blast finish, and the handle is crafted from elegant walnut wood. The knife comes with a Shirogami NO. 2 steel sheet, bearing the unique blade marking “刃鎚流作 / PATERU,” which is meticulously hand engraved. With a three-layer construction and a doublebeveled, half-tang blade, this exceptional knife is a testament to the craftsmanship of SAKAI, JAPAN. Please Note: The handle colour varies from light to quite deep ochre.
• Avoid chopping hard ingredients such as bones, frozen food, or any rock-solid items.
• Using soap/washing up liquid to clean and wipe with a sponge. Not dishwasher safe.
• Please note these are very high-carbon knives with an edge that will oxidize which can be reduced and removed with the use of rust-removing cream and camellia oil which are available in our maintenance section.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 – 150mmTip: 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.