A versatile all-around knife, the nakiri was traditionally used as a Japanese vegetable knife for home use and it has been designed with universal use in mind. It is also a double bevel blade unlike the original knife which is a single-sided design.
The Blue #2 inner core will happily keep an edge through a full dayís work. A quick visit to your sharpening rod or stone every once in a while will maintain the edge to perfection. It's very much a working kitchen tool but one that might require handling with a little more care than a typical Western chopper.
The thing we're most excited about with the Shin Saku nakiri is the exceptional value it offers for the money. It's got the looks and it's got many of the properties and a great level of sharpness on the cutting edge as the more expensive cutters out there. But it provides those who are considering investing in Japanese knives a real chance to do so without breaking the bank.
Blade Length: 167 mm
Spine Thickness at Base: 3.5 mm
Blade Height: 54 mm
Walnut Octagonal Handle
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