Sakai Kikumori Gokujyo Usuba 165mm

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Usuba: Single bevel vegetable knife. Think nakiri sharpened only on one side. Used for refined vegetable work. If you have ever watched the original Iron Chef TV show, then chances are you have seen someone prepping long sheets of radish or other veg using a Usuba.

 

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: White #2
  • HRC: 61~63
  • Edge Length: 154 mm
  • Height at heel: 41.63 mm
  • Distal Taper Heel: 3.74 mm
  • Distal Taper Mid: 2.88 mm
  • Distal Taper Tip: 1.11 mm
  • Weight: 160 grams 
  • Handle: D-Shaped Magnolia w/Buffalo Horn Collar 
  • Shape: Usuba
  • Finish: Kasumi
  • Cladding: Iron
  • Construction: Ni-Mai
  • Edge bevel: Single 
  • Knife Line: Gokujyo
  • Blacksmith: Yoshikazu Tanaka
  • Maker: Sakai Kikumori
  • Sharpener: Sakai Kikumori
  • Place of Origin: Sakai, Japan

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