Takamura Tsuchime VG10 130mm Petty Western Handle Black
Step into the world of exceptional craftsmanship with the Takamura Tsuchime VG10 130mm Petty knife. Crafted by the renowned blacksmith Terukazu Takamura at Takamura Knives in Echizen, this knife exemplifies the pinnacle of Japanese knife-making. Favored by culinary masters such as René Redzepi of Noma and Massimo Bottura of Osteria Francescana, Takamura knives are synonymous with quality and performance.
This knife features the celebrated VG10 steel, renowned for its edge retention and ease of sharpening. The steel's origin in Echizen, the heart of Japanese metallurgy, adds to its prestige and performance. The knife's San-mai construction and brushed migaki finish not only provide a sleek aesthetic but also enhance its functional qualities.
Perfect for precise kitchen tasks, the 130mm Petty knife is an essential tool for any chef. Its versatility makes it ideal for detailed work, from slicing bread to finely chopping vegetables and meats. Its design ensures balance and precision, making it a go-to knife for everyday culinary needs.
- Blade Shape: Petty
- Steel Type: VG-10
- Blade Construction: San-mai / Migaki
- Hardness (HRC scale): 61
- Overall Length: 240mm
- Blade Length: 130mm
- Blade Height: 28mm
- Spine Thickness: 1.5mm
- Weight: 75g
- Handle Length: 115mm
- Handle Type / Wood: Western / Black Micarta
- Kanji on Blade: "Takamura Hamono" 高村灰
- Blacksmith: Takamura Hamono
- Location: Fukui Prefecture / Japan
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