HATSUKOKORO Shirasagi Kurochi Aogami #2 300mm Yanagiba
Embrace the art of Japanese culinary craft with the Hatsukokoro Shirasagi Kurouchi Aogami #2 300mm Yanagiba. This premium knife brings together traditional Japanese craftsmanship and contemporary metallurgical techniques, offering you the best of both worlds.
About the Shape - The Kiritsuke Yanagiba is a multi-purpose knife, ideal for slicing raw fish and chopping vegetables, the Yanagiba is a versatile tool that is highly prized in the Japanese kitchen. Its single-bevel blade, honed to a razor-thin edge, is perfect for precision cuts, ensuring minimal disturbance to the protein structure and delivering flawless, glossy slices every time.
Aogami or Blue Paper Steel #2 is a complex steel, highly regarded by knife artisans for its remarkable sharpness retention. With an HRC rating of 62, it's engineered to provide exceptional sharpness for precise cuts, a valuable asset for any high-end Japanese kitchen cutlery collection.
Steel: Aogami #2 (Blue 2)
Edge Length: 300mm
Height at heel: 40mm
Spine thickness above heel: 4.75mm
Weight: Varies (due to the handmade nature of the product, dimensions may vary)
Handle: No Handle - CLICK HERE for custom handles that fit this knife.
Cladding: Iron Cladding
Construction: Ni-Mai Single Bevel Right Hand
Knife Line: Hatsukokoro Shirasagi
Blacksmith: Toru Tamura
Sharpener: Tateo Myojin
Place of Origin: Tosa, Kōchi
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