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Tanaka Kurouchi Deba 165mm
Tanaka Kurouchi Deba 165mm
Tanaka Kurouchi Deba 165mm

Tanaka Kurouchi Deba 165mm

Item #: TA-K165DE
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Debas are traditional Japanese knives used for fileting fish. Users interested in trying one out might be put off by the premium cost of many handmade debas on the market. This 165mm Tanaka Kurouchi deba offers top tier steel, experienced handmade craftsmanship, and a very accessible price. The Tanaka Kurouchi deba is a single bevel knife, meaning it is only ground on one side. Consequently this knife is strongly right hand biased and sharpening is done in a different manner from typical western styled double beveled knives. The core steel is Aogami #2, a premier cutlery steel, hardened to 62-63 HRC. The core is wrapped in a soft carbon steel cladding. While the kurouchi finish will inhibit oxidation, the knife will patina with normal use. The handle is d-shaped and made with ho wood with a black plastic ferrule. These are handmade items so dimensions may vary between knives.
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