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Matsubara Blue #2 Nashiji Kiritsuke 240mm
Matsubara Blue #2 Nashiji Kiritsuke 240mm Matsubara Blue #2 Nashiji Kiritsuke 240mmMatsubara Blue #2 Nashiji Kiritsuke 240mmMatsubara Blue #2 Nashiji Kiritsuke 240mm
Matsubara Blue #2 Nashiji Kiritsuke 240mm Matsubara Blue #2 Nashiji Kiritsuke 240mmMatsubara Blue #2 Nashiji Kiritsuke 240mmMatsubara Blue #2 Nashiji Kiritsuke 240mm

Matsubara Blue #2 Nashiji Kiritsuke 240mm

Item #: MA2-K24W

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There is a fascination with kiritsuke tipped knives that is very understandable. The look is most obvious. They resemble weapons more than any other kitchen knife shape. But just as important is the function they provide from having a slightly flatter profile than a regular gyuto.

Push cutters will love the profile more than rockers. The fine tip is also great for intricate detail work. Unlike many of the breed, the Matsubara Blue #2 Nashiji Kiritsuke is a double bevel design so users whether right- or left-handed will be able to enjoy the virtues of the incredibly useful and fun to use knife.

This knife is made from Blue #2 high carbon steel. It is a Hitachi manufactured metal and is regarded as one of the best steels to use in the making of kitchen knives. The steel is high carbon, so Tanaka-san clads the blade in a layer of stainless steel so that only the mirror finished edge will be reactive. The nashiji is a hand applied finish that helps with food release while adding a great look to this finely crafted blade. The hammer marks you see on these blades are made in the forging process and not stamped with a press.

  • Brand: Matsubara
  • Location: Nagasaki
  • Blacksmith: Tanaka-San
  • Steel: Blue #2
  • Cladding: Stainless
  • Finish: Nashiji
  • Knife Type: Kiritsuke 240mm
  • Edge: Even
  • Engraving: Hand Engraved
  • Weight: 8.7 ounces
  • Blade Length: 242 mm
  • Total Length: 400 mm
  • Spine Thickness at Base: 3.75mm
  • Blade Height: 50mm
  • Handle: Rosewood Octagonal

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    5  Matsubara Blue, January 30, 2020
    Posted By: Jonathan Marques Martini - verified customer

    Very good knife. Needs attention and maintenance if you have this it's a knife for life.

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