KITCHEN KNIVES

【G16】本匠兼正 HONSHO-KANEMASA G-series 薄刃 USUBA 165mm

“薄刃 USUBA” is a kind of Japanese style chef knife which is for cutting, slicing vegetables such as “かつら剥き KATSURA-MUKI”.

High grade Japanese style Kitchen knives for professional use. Its blade cutting edge core is made of Hitachi White steel #3 forged and welded with a soft iron for high cutting performance and longer edge retention. The traditional D-shaped Magnolia wooden handle with water buffalo horn bolster. This 本匠兼正 HONSHO-KANEMASA G-series knives are made by skillful  traditional craftmen in 堺市 SAKAI city.

Product details

MODEL#

G16

JAN CODE (UPC)

4956856142165

SERIES

本匠兼正 HONSHO-KANEMASA G-series

MODEL NAME

本匠兼正 HONSHO-KANEMASA G-series 薄刃 USUBA 165mm

OVERALL LENGTH

about 300mm/11.81"

BLADE LENGTH

about 165mm/6.5” (width : about 40mm)

BLADE THICKNESS

base : about 3.5mm (Thinning towards the tip)

BLADE STEEL

White steel #3 core w/soft iron

HRC

60 or more

BLADE TYPE

薄刃 USUBA 165mm (single bevel grind)

HANDLE MATERIAL

Magnolia wood w/ water buffalo horn bolster

WEIGHT

about 175g/6.17oz.

SHEATH

( none )

ORIGIN

Japan

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Kanetsune Seki

Kitasho Co., Ltd. was established in Seki City, Japan in 1964. Going back to the past, our ancestors were carrying on making cutlery and wholesaling since 1930. Seki city is located in the middle of Japan, where has been called “The City of Cutlery” in Japan and also overseas.

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