The Yoshimune White #1 Nakiri 210mm is a really well-made knife featuring a unique and attractive stainless steel cladding. We are very excited to be able to offer these fine knives to our customers in the USA.
The White #1 line of knives are constructed with an inner core of Hitachi White Paper #1 carbon steel. This alloy is also known as Shirogami No.1 or Shiroko No.1. It is a hard steel with a very fine granular structure. It has the highest carbon content of all the White steels which results in a blade that is the easiest to sharpen but can be the most brittle. Since it's made with a carbon steel edge, it will discolor so please wipe it dry after using and washing it. Of course, this care is minimized by the addition of an outer layer of soft stainless steel. The cladding is finished in a really unique and attractive “pressed wood” finish.
Nakiris are becoming more and more popular in western kitchens, often substituting for classic chef knives. It's like a mini vegetable cleaver that's easy to control and makes short work of most cutting tasks in the kitchen. It's a great knife for push cutters or choppers.
The blade is mated to a beautiful custom octagonal handle.
Blacksmith: Kawamura san
Location: Sanjo Japan
Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
Edge Steel: White #1
Cladding: Stainless Hammered
Weight: 8.6 ounces
Blade Length: 208 mm
Overall Length: 355 mm
Thickness at Heel: 3 mm
Blade Height: 53 mm
Handle: Custom Octagonal
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