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Sakai Kikumori Kikuzuki Kuro 240mm Gyuto

Sakai Kikumori Kikuzuki Kuro 240mm Gyuto

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Sakai Kikumori’s Kikuzuki Kuro series feature ambidextrous wide bevel style grinds with a silky kasumi style satin finish, and a the faces have rustic 'Kurouchi' finish.  They are free forged at Tanaka Uchi-Hamono, one of the best in the business in Sakai city. They manage to coax toughness, hardness, edge life and sharpenability out of the steel, which is not easy! 

Sakai Kikumori is the flagship brand of Kawamura Hamono, producing top quality Japanese and Western style kitchen knives in Sakai, one of the oldest knife making centers in Japan. They have been producing knives since the 1920’s and have maintained long standing relationships with some of the best blacksmiths and blade grinders in Sakai.

Blade Material: Shirogami #2 carbon steel core and soft iron cladding

Handle Material: Magnolia wood and buffalo horn. 

Hardness: 63-64 HRC

Blade Length: 9.5"

Cutting Edge: 9"

Overall Length: 14.8"

Height at Heel: 51mm

Thickness of Spine at Heel: 3.5mm

Weight: 6.9 oz.

**Extra care is required with carbon steel. No soaking or dishwashers! Dry well in between uses to avoid rust. Blade will develop a patina (discoloration) with normal use. 

**To avoid chipping, keep away from bones, frozen foods or other hard foods and pits.

 

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