Fukushima 暗い Kurai Kuroichi, Aogami #2, Nakiri (Vegetable knife) 165 mm, oak handleSKU: Kurai_N165
Fukushima Kurai Kuroichi, nakiri
This Japanese vegetable knife has a core of Japanese Aogami #2 steel (not rust-resistant steel) with a protective layer (Sanmai) and black Kuroishi forged layer on the outside. This double-sided sharpened knife is completely hand-forged by the master blacksmith Fukushima-san from the Kumamoto Prefecture in Japan (Kyushu Island). The blade is very thin and manually sharpened and has no thickenings, which makes sharpening very easy.
- Blade length: 165 mm
- Total length: 310 mm
- Weight: 160-165 grams
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese Aogami #2 "Blue paper steel" (non-stainless) with 2 layers of softer steel with Kuroichi protective layer on the outside.
- Hardness: 62 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: octagonal oak with black lacquered bolster
Like all Japanese knives, the handmade knives from Fukushima are not dishwasher safe, cleaning and drying after each use is the best treatment for these exclusive products.