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.
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.