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Shun Blue Steel Kiritsuke Knife 8"

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Item # 35542
Manufacturer # VG 0014
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The Shun Blue Steel Kiritsuke Knife has a traditional and brilliant design that is highly versatile to take on any kitchen task. The Kiritsuke is a fine-edged blade with a Rockwell 61° blue carbon steel core clad on both sides by protective stainless steel. The edge is beveled on both sides at a scant 16°, somewhat straight at the heel, but develops a gentle curve as it approaches the tip. The spine is straight until it breaks to meet the edge at a fine, sharp tip. Traditionally used only by Japanese Master Chefs, the Kiritsuke is an ideal all-purpose blade. Use it for chopping or rocking, slicing, crushing, mincing and dicing. The fine tip can be used for boning portioned meats and fish and other precise work. Traditional storage sheath is included. Produced in Seki City, Japan and backed by a manufacturer's limited lifetime warranty; also includes complimentary factory resharpening for the life of the blade. Hand washing recommended.

Features of the Shun Blue Steel Kiritsuke Knife include:
  • Traditional Japanese all-purpose blade used by Executive Chefs
  • Japanese san mai construction (3 layers) of blue carbon steel core between two layers of mirror-polished stainless
  • Sharpness of carbon steel with easy maintenance of stainless
  • Extremely hard Rockwell 61°
  • Holds an edge longer and resharpens easily
  • Hand-sharpened 16° double-bevel blade
  • Stainless forged bolster and rabbeted tang
  • Grey octagonal Pakkawood handle
  • Includes wooden saya (sheath)
  • Handcrafted in Japan
  • Manufacturer's lifetime warranty
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