Takamura Uchigumo Hana Petty 150mm

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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 Takamura Uchigumo - Takamura Hamono(blacksmith) can be found in Takefu Village (Echizen) in Fukui Prefecture. It is run by 3rd generation blacksmith Terukazu Takamura who inherited the shop from his father Toshiyuki Takamura San. With over 30 years of experience, his blades are known for an extremely refined and long-lived edge.

R2 is a very hard powder stainless steel that allows for an extremely long-lived edge, and is rather tough compared to many super hard powder steels. Having a light, thin blade this knife is capable of extreme sharpness and glides through food. The Damascus or Suminagashi cladding steel is acid etched to reduce friction when cutting, and it looks super sexy. The handle is made of Pakka wood with a welded bolster and is practically indestructible.

This knife comes with a Hand fitted wood saya (sheath) with pin.

Knife Shape Petty
Blade Length 150mm
Steel Type R2 Powder Stainless Steel
Rockwell Hardness 60:62
Handle Material Pakka wood with welded bolster
Blacksmith Terukazu Takamura

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