The 150mm petty is what most people consider to be an ideal length for a utility blade, and the mini gyuto shape and good blade height make the Tanaka Sekiso 150mm petty an outstanding choice for all around use in the kitchen. It pairs well with a gyuto, and works fantastically well on the board for fine work, and fast mincing of garlic and shallots. The blade is so thin and light, it becomes an extension of your hand, and its ability to take and hold a razor sharp edge make it a food prep scalpel.
Like the other knives in the Sekiso line, this one has an Aogami #2 high carbon steel core, and ductile iron cladding, and is therefore reactive. The lightweight blade is accented with a similarly lightweight handle, made from ho wood with a buffalo horn ferrule lending to the knife that classic light/dark contrasting wa handle look.
Blade Length: 155mm
Thickness at Heel: 1.8 mm
Blade Height: 33 mm
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