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 Makoto Kurosaki - Like his brother Yu, Maokoto Kurosaki trained under Hirosho kato san in Takefu, and has become a skilled craftsman in his own right. Kurosaki-san is an expert sharpener, and a knife “designer” of sorts. He works with local blacksmiths including Kato san, Ikeda san and his brother Yu Kurosaki obtain blades and select their design, sharpening and branding them himself.