Sakai Kikumori AS Kurouchi Kiritsuke Santoku 180mm

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Bunka: A cross between a santoku and nakiri, the bunka excels in veg prep where push/pull chopping is used. Bunka’s also sport a pointy tip, perfect for scoring mushrooms and dicing small veg! We love the bunka for it badass looks, and tall profile.

Knife Specs:

Knife specs are taken from a randomly selected knife. These specs may vary from knife to knife due to the handmade nature of our products.

  • Steel: Blue Super
  • HRC: 64~65
  • Edge Length: 168 mm
  • Height at heel: 45.3 mm
  • Distal Taper Heel: 3.35 mm
  • Distal Taper Mid: 2.86 mm
  • Distal Taper Tip: 0.67 mm
  • Weight: 158 grams
  • Handle: Octagonal Magnolia w/Buffalo Horn Collar
  • Shape: Kiritsuke Santoku
  • Finish: Kurouchi Kasumi
  • Cladding: Iron
  • Construction: Forge welded/Awase
  • Edge bevel: 50/50
  • Knife Line: Prototype AS Kurouchi
  • Blacksmith: Yoshikazu Tanaka
  • Maker: Sakai Kikumori
  • Sharpener: Sakai Kikumori
  • Place of Origin: Sakai, Japan

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