Fujiwara Maboroshi | 165mm Nakiri Knife
Teruyasu Fujiwara is a pioneer of the Japanese blacksmith fraternity, his heat treatment is about as good as it gets, yielding extremely sharp knives which outperform many that cost considerably more.
These knives are quite thin, very high performing, some care is required to prevent chipping. Often the grind is not perfect out of box but they have an extremely high sharpness potential.
- Teruyasu Fujiwara Japanese Knife
- Maboroshi Series
- 165mm Nakiri Knife
- Shirogami (White) #1, Soft Stainless Clad
- Japanese Style WA Handle
- Magnolia Wood, Buffalo Ferrule
- Hand crafted in Japan
- 158mm Blade Edge Length / 312mm Overall Length / 2.7mm Blade Thickness / 54mm Blade Height / 152g
* This Japanese knife is stainless clad with a high carbon core. The small high carbon steel section near the blade edge will change colour (patina) during use, some care is required to prevent surface rust and chipping.
* These knives are thin and made from White #1 steel, some care is required to prevent chipping.
Japanese Kitchen Knife | Nakiri (Vegetable Knife)
Nakiri knives have a flat profile and tall blade height which aids in push chopping but does make rock style cutting a little uncomfortable. The Nakiri, like many western style chef knives has a double bevel grind, in contrast to the Japanese style vegetable knife, the Usuba, which is single bevel. Whilst a Gyuto or Santoku does do a good job at cutting vegetables, the larger flat bottom of a Nakiri or Usuba make the task much easier. The Nakiri is one of our favourite profiles, highly recommended.
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