Sakai Takayuki Kurouchi Tall Bunka 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.

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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: 182 mm
  • Height at heel: 80.05 mm
  • Distal Taper Heel: 2.73 mm
  • Distal Taper Mid: 2.35 mm
  • Distal Taper Tip: 2.09 mm
  • Weight: 271 grams 
  • Handle: Octagonal Cherry wood w/buffalo Horn Collar
  • Shape: Tall Bunka
  • Finish: Kurouchi 
  • Cladding: Iron
  • Construction: San-Mai
  • Edge bevel: 50/50
  • Knife Line: N/A
  • Blacksmith: Kenji Togashi
  • Maker: Sakai Takayuki
  • Sharpener: Mitsuo Yamatsuka
  • Place of Origin:  Sakai, Japan

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