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Sukenari’s entry-level range of economically priced White Steel No.2 Hon Kasumi knives are popular with first-time users and inexperienced users of Sushi Chef knives and also professional Chefs.

A cutting edge of high carbon Hitachi Shirogami #2 (White Steel No.2; HRc.62-63) that is welded forged with soft iron for increased toughness and ease of re-sharpening.

You may notice that when comparing the prices of Sushi chef knives made by Sukenari against those of other famous brands, Sukenari’s knives are available at a much lower price point. This is because Sukenari employs an direct sales method, which allows them to reduce costs and pass those savings on to the end-users of their knives.

Despite these relatively low prices, Sukenari makes no compromises in the quality of their products or the making processes used to create them: The blade heel and spine are finely hand polished for a comfortable and secure grip; The blade is finely sharpened and shiny, just waiting to be used by its new owner. When you examine Sukenari’s knives, their knife-making philosophy is clearly discernible, particularly the kind consideration they show to the users of their knives.

As we explained earlier, Sukenari’s approach to business (They both make the products and conducting direct sales to professional chefs) shows that they are very serious about not only the quality and their knives, but also ensuring that they are highly practical and have an excellent reputation amongst professionals. Sukenari’s entry-level Hon Kasumi White Steel No.2 series are carefully designed and hand-crafted to ensure that they meet the needs of many Japanese professional Chefs. The high purity White Steel No.2 cutting edge provides remarkable cutting performance and ease of re-sharpening. White Steel No.2 is also easier to use than White Steel No.1, since it is slightly less brittle and prone to damage; this is an important consideration for inexperience users, who have not yet perfected their cutting techniques.

Sukenari White Steel No.2 Hon Kasumi series knives are fitted with select quality ‘D-shaped’ magnolia wood handles that have water buffalo horn ferrules / collars.

These fine Japanese traditional-style Sukenari Hon Kasumi knives are now available in a wide variety of blade types and sizes.

Please Note: Knives from the Sukenari White Steel #2 Hon Kasumi Series do not come with Magnolia Wood Saya (Sheath).