Masakage Koishi Petty (office knife), 150 mm
Masakage Koishi Petty, 15 cm
This Japanese paring knife has a core of Japanese Aogami Super carbon steel. This double-sided sharpened knife has a black (Kurochi) protective layer and a beautiful hammered (Tsuchime) pattern that is beaten by hand. Completely hand-forged by master blacksmith Hiroshi Kato, this knife is one of a kind. The blade is very thin and manually sharpened and has no thickenings, which makes sharpening very easy. Paring knives are small handy knives for preparing and peeling vegetables and fruit. In addition, they are also used for cutting decorations and trimmings.
- Blade length: 150 mm
- Total length: 280 mm
- Weight: 74 grams
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese Aogami Super steel with 2 layers of stainless steel with black protective layer.
- Hardness: 63-65 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: octagonal American cherry wood and body of black Pakka wood.
Like all Japanese knives, the handmade knives from Masakage are not dishwasher safe, cleaning and drying after each use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.