Tosa Kiyokane Aogami Super Nakiri Jigata (vegetable knife), 165 mmSKU: 700590
Tosa Kiyokane Nakiri Jigata, 165 cm
This Japanese vegetable knife has a core of Japanese Aogami Super carbon steel with a protective layer (Sanmai) on the outside. This double-sided sharpened knife is provided with a black (Kurochi) protective layer. This knife is completely hand-forged by the masters Kiyokane from Tosa and is unique in its kind. The blade is very thin and manually sharpened and has no thickenings which makes sharpening very easy. This blade is forged and sharpened by hand and may have some scratches or irregularities, the edge might need some polishing to create a real sharp edge. The handle is made from plastic and has some residual marks from the production process.
- Blade length: 165 mm
- Total length: 315 mm
- Weight: 150 gram
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese Aogami Super steel "Blue paper steel" (non-rustproof) with 2 layers of softer steel on the outside and black Kurochi protective coating.
- Hardness: 64 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: oval-shaped Chestnut wood and black plastic head
Like all Japanese knives Kiyokane's handmade knives are not dishwasher-safe, cleaning and drying after each use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.
There are no wooden sayas available for this knife.