A note about measurements: Handmade Japanese knives can vary in their dimensions, so these measurements are only an example.
About the Shape - This is the knife for smaller jobs that are done on a cutting board. Perfect for slicing shallots, cutting herbs, and boning smaller proteins. Additionally, Petty knives are an indispensable tool for those who feel uncomfortable wielding a larger chef knife.
About Katsuyasu Kamo - There are two Kamo-sans in Takefu Knife Village, Kamo-san and Big Kamo-san (Oh-Gamo-san). The knives we carry under Kamo are made by the latter. He is called Big Kamo not because of his size (tall or fat), but he is older. He is one of the founding members of Takefu Knife Village and the first chair of the Knife Village. He is known for his lettuce harvesting blade. He is always looking to incorporate new technique into knife making, he is the leading member for creating all stainless integral handle, which you'll see on some of his knives.
|Spine Thickness at Heel||1.8mm|
|Steel Type||VG10 Stainless Steel|
|Handle||Wa (Japanese) handle, Oval western orange Pakka wood with welded bolster|
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