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The Fujiwara Kanefusa Kurouchi Nakiri knife has unique “Black Forged” (Kurouchi) blade. The blade core is made from Hitachi White Steel No.2, which is sandwiched 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 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: 4mm
Blade Width: 51mm Handle length:135
Total Weight: 144g
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.
Really impressed with the knife while chopping vegetables. Feels great in the hand.
If you have never branched out to try different styles of knives and you cook with lots of vegetables, I highly recommend this nakiri. It is extremely well made and is amazing for chopping. I hesitated at first before buying my nakiri, now it is in my top three that I use daily. If you like to cook, you will not regret purchasing one..
The product itself was great but I was most impressed with how JCK dealt with a missing package. They were understanding and quickly resolved the situation and also included a gift for the inconvenience. I would highly recommend them and will use them again myself.
It's a fine knife and I am completely satisfied with both performance - which is by far the most important and the overall view and feel of the knife. I definitely recommend this knife both because it's a fine product and if you didn't try already working with Nakiri - try it definitely, it's fun and convenient, compared with every other knife types.
I maintain it with a leather strop and green polishing paste. It's really sharp.