Kyohei Aogami Funayuki (universal knife), 170 mm- Keyaki-
Kyohei Aogami Funayuki,
This Japanese universal knife has a core of Japanese Aogami #2 "Blue paper" non-stainless carbon steel with a very nice kuroichi finish. The blade is sharpened on both sides. Completely hand-forged by the young master blacksmith Kyohei Shindo from Tosa, this knife is one of a kind. The blade is very thin and manually sharpened and has no thickenings, which makes sharpening very easy. A Funayuki is the Japanese version of a universal chef's knife and is suitable for cutting meat, fish and vegetables.
- Blade length: 170 mm
- Total length: 310 mm
- Weight: about 120-130 grams
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese Aogami #2 steel with a Kuroichi protective layer. Non-rust resistant.
- Hardness: 61-63 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: D-shaped Keyaki wood (Japanese Zelkova or Japanese elm) with black plastic bolster.
Like all Japanese knives, the handmade knives from Kyohei-san are not dishwasher safe, cleaning and drying after each use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.