About the Shape - The Honesuki is a Japanese style boning knife. Originally designed for poultry and small animals like rabbit. I promise this knife will change the way you think about taking apart a chicken. The Honesuki has a relatively thick spine for scraping meat from bones. Due to the hardness of Japanese steel you still wouldn’t want to force this knife through bone.
About Seki Kanetsugu: Seki Kanetsugu is a knife maker in Seki, whose ancestor was a famous swordsmith Kanetsugu (1336-1392). The company itself was founded 1819 and celebrated their 100 year anniversary this year. To celebrate their 100th year, they launched this knife line called “Zuiun”. This beautiful piece is made with SG2 with 62 layer of stainless damascus outside. The blade is sharpened very thin and the taper is beautiful. Heptagon shaped handle is made with pakka wood for its strength. Although this is considered to be machine-forged knife, it is perhaps at the highest level.