Nigara Hamono SG2 Kurochi Tsuchime 180mm Bunka with Rosewood Handle

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Introducing the Nigara Hamono Tsuchime SG2 Bunka 168mm, a versatile and stylish knife that combines the best features of a santoku and nakiri. This high-performance knife is perfect for veg prep with its push/pull chopping capabilities and pointy tip, ideal for scoring mushrooms and dicing small vegetables. The tall profile and striking appearance of the bunka make it a favorite among chefs and home cooks alike.

Knife Specs:

*Please note that knife specs may vary due to the handmade nature of our products.

  • Steel: SG2 Powder Stainless Steel
  • HRC: 63~64
  • Edge Length: 170mm
  • Height at heel: 48.7mm
  • Spine thickness: 2.2mm
  • Weight: 148 grams
  • Handle: Rosewood with Ebony ferrule
  • Shape: Bunka
  • Finish: Tsuchime/Kasumi/Kurouchi
  • Cladding: Stainless Clad
  • Construction: San-Mai
  • Knife Line: Tsuchime SG2
  • Blacksmith: Gō Yoshizawa
  • Maker: Nigara Hamono
  • Origin: Hirosaki, Japan

About Nigara Hamono:

With a rich history dating back over 350 years to the Edo period, Nigara Hamono continues to uphold its legacy through exceptional craftsmanship and innovative designs. The company is now headed by 7th generation President Mr. Toshiju Yoshizawa, who focuses on creating high-quality kitchen cutlery with unique damascus patterns.

The Tsuchime SG2 series features SG2 powdered steel for the cutting edge, providing excellent wear resistance and ease of maintenance. The stainless cladding is hammer finished with a natural kurouchi finish, offering a thin and performance-focused blade for an exceptional cutting experience. 


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