Sakai Shigekatsu Yanagiba (Fish knife), 270 mm
Sakai Shigekatsu Yanagiba
This beautiful Japanese fish knife has a classic single-sided sharpened blade. The knife has a core of Japanese SK carbon steel and a traditional handle of Honoki wood. This knife is completely forged by hand by Shigekatsu-san and is unique in its kind. The blade is sturdy and manually sharpened and has no thickenings, which makes sharpening very easy.
- Blade length: 270 mm
- Total length: 420 mm
- Weight: 202 grams
- Thickness: max 3 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, Shigekatsu-san handmade knives are not dishwasher safe, cleaning and drying after each use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.