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If ever a knife shape deserved the description of “sword like” it is the Kiritsuke. This is the true multi purpose traditional Japanese blade shape. It can be employed as an Usuba or vegetable knife as well as serving a dual roll as a Yanagi or fish slicer. The Kiritsuke has a very flat straight edge which combined with its extra length allows for this knife to achieve its multiple rolls with ease and efficiency. In Japan, only executive chefs are allowed to use these fine knives. But we are pleased to offer you this stunning example of the most versatile tool in the Japanese knife arsenal.
The fit and finish of the Shun Blue Steel Kiritsuke is second to none. A mirror polished stainless steel outer layer encapsulates the fine grained blue #2 high carbon steel. This layer aids in general maintenance and better food release. The san-mai construction is beautifully realized by bead blasting the edge. The exposed cutting edge is razor sharp and the blue steel maintains that edge after hours of work. A finely crafted Japanese style handle finishes the picture. A saya or blade sheath is also included.
Weight: 8.4 ounces
Blade Length: 258 mm
Overall Length: 394 mm
Thickness at Heel: 2.1 mm
Blade Height: 46.3 mm
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