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The Fujiwara Kanefusa Kurouchi Nakiri knife has unique “Black Forged” (Kurouchi) Damascus blade. The blade core is made from Hitachi White Steel No.2, which is clad with a Unique Damascus laminate that is made with soft iron.
The black-colored Kurouchi finish, which covers the upper soft iron part of the blade, is a special traditional coating that produces a unique luster and improved corrosion-resistance. However, while Kurouchi knives require less maintenance than typical carbon steel knives, please remember that the White Steel No.2 blade core and the soft iron portion of the bevel can still discolor or rust easily.
The knife comes with the popular “D-Shaped” traditional-style handle, which is made from magnolia wood and a water buffalo horn ferrule.
The Nakiri is a double bevel edged knife that is rectangular in profile and has a tall, thin blade. It is popular throughout Japan and is often used by home cooks for quickly and efficiently chopping, slicing or mincing vegetables and fruit. It is becoming increasingly popular with vegetarians.
Knife Model: Fujiwara Kanefusa FKJ Series Kurouchi Damascus Nakiri
Blade Material: White Steel No.2
Rockwell Hardness (HRc): 60 to 61
Blade Grind and Edge Shape: Double Bevel Edge 50/50
Handle Material: D Shaped Magnolia Wooden Handle with Water Buffalo Horn Ferrule
Saya Included: No.
| Nakiri 165mm (6.4")|
Cutting edge length: 165mm
Total Length: 315mm
Blade Thickness: 3.6mm
Blade Width: 51mm Handle length:135mm
Total Weight: 145g
Sorry. This knife is not available for left handed version.
We believe the quality and cutting performance of Japanese knives are the best in the world, and hope you enjoy the fine craftsmanship and its sharp edge of your new knife. With proper cares, every Japanese knife should be your special cooking partner for a long time.
This is the Carbon steel blade kitchen knife that can get rust and discolor easily, and requires extra care and attention to prevent rust.
The Knife is so sharp I have to take extra care when using it. It slices fast and clean making my meal prep a pleasure.
Cannot think of anything I would improve on this Nakiri. Came with a perfect edge and has held up great for the first few weeks of lots of use. Beautiful blade and handle.