Takeshi Saji | Rainbow Damascus 170mm Nakiri Knife
Hand crafted by master blacksmith Takeshi Saji, his Rainbow Damascus knives are a rare breed. Very elegant in in all aspects, supplied with timber kiri box.
- Takeshi Saji Rainbow Damascus Japanese Knife
- Master Takeshi Saji, Echizen Japan
- 170mm Nakiri Knife
- VG-10 Stainless Steel Core
- Stainless Damascus Cladding
- Ironwood Handle
- Stainless Bolster
- Timber Kiri Box
- Hand-Crafted in Japan
- Edge Length: 160mm | Overall Length: 298mm | Blade Height: 51mm | Weight: 236g
- Blade Thickness: (A) 2.0 (B) 2.0 (C) 1.9 (at spine)
** Takeshi Saji handcrafts each knife, small variations in size and appearance may occur, and measurements are a guide only.
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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