Kanehide Bessaku is a specialty butchery knife maker from Seki Japan. The honesuki pictured here is specifically designed for processing poultry but many use the knife for other tasks as well. One unique aspect of this knife is that it's ground asymetrically for better performance from the spine to the edge and Kanehide is one of the few makers that readily offers their knives in left handed as well as right handed grinds. The knives are made with semi stainless steel that takes a great edge and holds it well. HRC is 60 on these and they have nice grinds. You can choose either right handed or left handed version with the drop down box above.
Edge Length: 150mm
Overall Length: 267mm
Spine thickness at heel: 2.5mm
5Great knife, December 16, 2014
Posted By: Frank S
Sharp, nice handle and works well. I'm very glad I got the left-handed version as opposed to a Honesuki with a 50/50 blade. There are def. advantages with this knife.
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