KICHIJI KASUMI KAMAGATA USUBA 195MM KIGAMI ROSE WOOD HANDLE

KICHIJI by KATABA
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KICHIJI KASUMI KAMAGATA USUBA 195MM Kigami Rosewood Handle

This is the Kansai style of Usuba, the name literally means “thin edge” as this shape is particularly thin behind the edge to facilitate exceptionally fine vegetable preparation. Hammer forged in Yasugi Kigami clad with soft iron with a rosewood handle. Yasugi Kigami is smiler to Shirogami 2 pure which helps to give it a super fine grain structure when properly heat treated, its fine grain structure and minimal alloying mean it will take a very smooth edge easily whilst retaining it well. This knife is made in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, renowned to produce single bevel cutlery.

Edge Angle: Single Bevel (for right-handed users)

Blade Length: 195mm

Total Length: 340mm

Weight: 178g

HRC: 60±1

Blade Material: Yasugi Kigami / Yellow Carbon steel

Handle Material: Rosewood (Ferrule colour varies and may not match the one pictured)

Saya / Sheath: Included

Rust Resistant: NO

* Please dry thoroughly to avoid rust!!