Tsunehisa Aogami Super Tsuchime Petty (office knife), 135 mm
Tsunehisa AS office knife 13.5 cm,
Blade of non-stainless Japanese Aogami steel that is Sanmai forged with two layers of stainless steel. The big advantage of this steel type is that it is fairly easy to sharpen despite the very high hardness. This knife is also seen as the "Ferrari" among the kitchen knives but without frills and appearance.
This knife is completely forged by hand and is unique in its kind. This producer (formerly known as Akifusa) is known worldwide for its excellent knives and is considered one of the highest quality producers of kitchen knives. The blade is thin and manually sharpened and has no thickening, which makes grinding very easy.
- Blade length: 135 mm
- Total length: 245 mm
- Weight: 88 grams
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese Aogami Super (Blue paper steel) with 2 layers of softer rust-resistant steel for the outside (Sanmai forged) with a beautiful hammered pattern.
- Hardness: 62-64 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: Western style black Pakka wood (multi-layer Rosewood or "Sandalwood" impregnated with a synthetic resin) and stainless steel bolster.
Like all Japanese knives, these handmade knives from Tsunehisa are not dishwasher safe, cleaning and drying after each use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.