For the second series of JCK Original “KAGAYAKI” knives, we have closely worked with the master craftsman Mr. Gotou again. We wanted to create an original design, but maintain the excellent quality control and craftsmanship in order to satisfy professional chefs and discerning users.
Elegant and contemporary, the new KAGAYAKI VG-10 knives are very beautiful and have a graceful balance. They feature an attractive semi-mirror-polished solid VG-10 blade (HRc. 60- 61).
VG-10 is high performance stainless cutlery steel that is famous for its combination of very good edge sharpness, edge retention, and high corrosion resistance.
This is the special order request item, the KV-WPKES Kiritsuke-Petty 150mm.
Expert Craftsmanship and true Passion are necessary to create a beautifully polished, three-dimensional Kiritsuke blade, with a perfectly polished blade tip and spine.
Maintaining the same of high quality finishing and manufacturing standards established by our existing Kagayaki VG-10 Series line, creating a nice visual accent and providing extra comfort when holding the knife in a pinch grip.
Kagayaki VG-10 Kiritsuke Petty comes with comfortable grip of Octagon Shape Magnolia Wooden Handle with Water Buffalo Horn Ferrules. For safekeeping, this knife comes with a matching magnolia wood Saya (Sheath) and a black pakkawood Saya pin.
A mainstay of professional Western kitchens, the stylish Kiritsuke-Petty knife is a small general-purpose knife used for peeling, shaping, and slicing fruits and vegetables, chopping herbs, and making garnishes. The compact size and relatively narrow blade of the Petty knife mean that it is very nimble and controllable, thus it is ideal for making precise cuts. It is a very versatile knife that can perform a wide variety of everyday cutting tasks.
About the Regular Version and ES Version
Both the Regular Version and ES Version are hand sharpened by skillful, experienced Master Craftsman, but each version has different characteristics and offers different advantages:
Knife Model: JCK Original Kagayaki VG-10 Series Kiritsuke Petty
Blade Material: VG-10 Stainless Steel
Rockwell Hardness (HRc): 60 to 61
Blade Grind and Edge Shape: Double Bevel Edge 70/30
Handle Material: Octagonal Magnolia Wooden Handle with Water Buffalo Horn Ferrule
Saya Included: Yes.
| Kiritsuke Petty 150mm (5.9") |
Cutting edge length: 146mm
Total Length: 278mm
Blade Thickness: 2mm
Blade Width: 30mm
Handle Length: 122mm
Total Weight: 61g
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 fine craftsmanship and sharp edge with your new knife. With proper cares, every Japanese knife should be your special cooking partner for long times.
This is the Stainless steel blade kitchen knife that has a good rust resistance for easy maintenance. However, it may get rust, if kept in wet condition.