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 Haruyuki Shiso -The Haruyuki Shiso has the best of both worlds; it combines classic style and elegance with the consistency and perfection of modern factory-forging. Aogami Super is the king of knife steel - super easy to sharpen, gets a laser beam edge, cuts like silk and is very rugged for its hardness. It’s called SUPER for a reason. They are then clad in a softer stainless steel to help lower the possibility of rusting. Just brilliant.
The handle is made from Morado, a wood used when durability is key. Flooring and cabinetry, for example.
The kurochi finish is possibly one of our favourites we’ve seen on a machine-forged knife. Whether you are a professional chef building your tool kit, or a home cook wanting an awesome knife, the Shiso will serve you well.
|Knife Shape ||Petty|
|Blade Length ||135mm|
|Blade Height ||28mm|
|Spine Thickness at Heel ||2mm|
|Steel Type ||Aogami Super (Super Blue Carbon)|
|Rockwell Hardness ||63-64|
|Edge/Bevel ||Double (50/50)|
|Handle ||Wa (Japanese) Handle, Octagon Morado wood handle with Blonde Pakka wood collar|
|Knife Line ||Haruyuki Shiso|