Living legend Hinoura-san is considered to be one of the best knife smiths in the world. By layering copper and brass into his cladding steel, he has created this amazing three-tone Damascus pattern. He is the only blacksmith to win the award for top knife two years in a row with his incredible distinctive Damascus steel at the Seki Custom Knife Show.
Tsukasa Hinoura was born in 1956 and began forging knives in 1975. His knives have amongst the smoothest and long lasting edges and are in high demand all over the world and so available in extremely limited numbers.Peeling & Paring: 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.