Nigara SG2 Kurouchi Tsuchime Wa Kiritsuka Nakiri 180mm

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This knife goes on sale for our
KNIFEWEAR SPRING GARAGE SALE
ON SALE May 17th to 24th AT 8AM MST
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Current prices reflect final sale prices

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 Nigara Hamono -Nigara-san is a relatively new knifemaker out of Aomori prefecture, but they are not new as a company. The company has been around for over 350 years, tracing back to their swordsmith ancestors. Knifemaking is a small part of what they do; they also produce large steel beams and such for buildings! Go Yoshizawa, age 35, is a young blacksmith who is the company president's son and has decided to go back to their blacksmithing roots. He now makes unique and stunning tsuchime knives and some hand-folded Damascus.

Knife Shape Nakiri
Blade Length 180mm
Blade Height 52mm
Spine Thickness at Heel 2mm
Weight 158g
Steel Type SG2 Powdered Stainless Steel
Rockwell Hardness 62-64
Edge/Bevel Double (50/50)
Handle Wa (Japanese) Handle, Octagonal with Buffalo Horn collar
Blacksmith Nigara Hamono