Tosa Motokane Aogami Super Nakiri kuroishi (vegetable knife), 165 mmSKU: 650564
Tosa Motokane Nakiri, 165 mm
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 has a black (Kurochi) protective layer. This knife is completely hand-forged by the master smith Motokane from Tosa and is one of a kind. The blade is very thin and manually sharpened and has no thickening, 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: 310 mm
- Weight: 166 grams
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese Aogami Super steel "Blue paper steel" (non-stainless) with 2 layers of softer steel on the outside and black Kurochi protective layer.
- Hardness: 63-64 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: oval-shaped Chestnut wood and head of black plastic
Like all Japanese knives, Motokane 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.