Sakai Shigekatsu deba (cleaver), 210 mm
Sakai Shigekatsu Hon-Deba
This beautiful traditional Japanese fish knife has a classic single-sided cut blade. The knife has a core of Japanese SK carbon steel and has a traditional handle of Honoki wood. This knife is completely hand-forged by Shigekatsu-san and is unique in its kind. The blade is firm and manual sharpened and has no thickenings which makes sharpening very easy.
- Blade length: 210 mm
- Total length: 375 mm
- Weight: 440 grams
- Thickness: max 9 mm (at the handle)
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese SK steel (non-stainless) with 1 layer of steel on the outside (Sanmai forged)
- Hardness: 60 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: traditional honoki handle (suitable for right-handed use)
Like all Japanese knives, the handmade knives from Shigekatsu-san are not dishwasher safe, clean and dry after every use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.