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 asymmetrically for better performance from the spine to the edge. 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.
Weight: 5.0 ounces
Blade Length: 150 mm
Overall Length: 267 mm
Spine Thickness at Base: 2.5 mm
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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