Masakage Kumo Nakiri 165mm

About the Shape - A Nakiri is a vegetable knife. Under utilized in the Western kitchen, the Nakiri’s flat blade is meant for the push/pull chopping of vegetables. Since the entire flat edge of the knife kisses the cutting board at once, you wont be turning the vegetable into an accordion. Accordion vegetables are still connected like a paper doll after you're “done” cutting them. To truly understand the awesomeness of a Nakiri we recommend making onion soup your first night with the knife. The ease of chopping will blow you away.

About Masakage Kumo -Sexy or what? Dubbed Kumo (cloud), these dreamy looking blades could be compared to watching the clouds on the coolest of days. The blades are hand-forged with VG-10 stainless steel wrapped with alternating damascus layers of stainless steel and nickel, teamed up with an octagon cherry wood and pakka handle. They have a nice light feel and forward balance. Heavenly!

Knife Shape Nakiri
Blade Length 165mm
Blade Height 58mm
Spine Thickness at Heel
Weight 120g
Steel Type VG10 Stainless Steel
Rockwell Hardness 60-62
Edge/Bevel Double (50/50)
Handle Wa (Japanese) Handle, Octagon Cherrywood handle with Red pakkawood collar
Blacksmith Takumi Ikeda
Knife Line Masakage Kumo
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