Nenohi Sakura Kiritsuke Knife 270mm (10.6")
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Style : Kiritsuke
Length : 270mm (10.6")
Weight : 6.1 oz
Blade Material : High Carbon Rust-Resistant Steel
Handle Material : (Ho) Japanese Magnolia
Bolster Material : Water Buffalo Horn
HRC : 61
Bevel Angle Ratio : 50/50
Cover : This knife comes with a wooden saya (cover)
*Please be advised that each product varies in appearance because the materials used for the bolster are all natural. The knife you receive will be unique and slightly different from the image.
Nenox Blade & Handle
The Sakura series combines the best characteristics of Japanese and Western-style knives. Nenohi blades offer the durability and sharpness of a traditional Japanese carbon steel knife, but are rust resistant and easier to maintain. The knives in the Sakura series have double bevel blades and Japanese magnolia handles.
In fusing the blade to the handle, the gap is filled using the same material as the handle. Furthermore, a waterproof wax material is added to prevent any chance of moisture entering through even a minuscule of spaces. E-Ume deters problems arising from the metals rusting inside the handle core due to moisture.
The kiritsuke is a cross between a yanagi and usuba. It is a multipurpose knife that can be used for meat, fish, vegetables and fruit.
High carbon steel knives can still rust if not maintained properly. Use the Tsukiji Masamoto or Sabitohru Rust Remover to clean oxidized blades.