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Sukenari


Sukenari Gingami No.3 Nickel Damascus Kiritsuke (210mm to 270mm, 3 sizes)

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With the over 80 years of knife making history and specialized technical experience, Sukenari is very enthusiastic about producing knives which take advantage of the new generation of stainless cutlery steels and high performance tool steels.

The number of professional Chefs and home cooks that prefer the rust-resistance and ease of maintenance offered by stainless steel kitchen knives is growing every year. To meet these demands, Sukenari decided to produce a high-grade stainless steel kitchen knives with popular and reliable Hitachi Gingami No.3 Japanese stainless steel.

This beautiful Damascus Wa Gyuto is forged and hand crafted by passionate forge-smith Sukenari using Gingami No.3 steel (HRC 62).

Special mirror-polishing and finishing processes create a high contrast and finer Damascus layered pattern, with shiny layers of stainless steel and white-colored layers of nickel steel.

This knife comes with octagonal magnolia wood handle with a water buffalo horn ferrule, and also includes a matching magnolia wooden Saya (Sheath) for safekeeping.

The lightweight, double bevel edged Kiritsuke might be compared to a combination of the Nakiri and the Sujihiki. It is a very versatile knife that can be used to perform many of the tasks normally done with a Gyuto.

Knife Model: Sukenari Gingami No.3 Nickel Damascus Kiristuke

Blade Material: Gingami No.3 Nickel Damascus

Rockwell Hardness (HRc): 62

Blade Grind and Edge Shape: Double Bevel Edge 50/50

Handle Material: Octagon Shaped Magnolia Wooden Handle with Water Buffalo Horn Ferrule

Saya Included: Yes.

 

Kiritsuke 210mm (8.2")
Cutting edge length: 203mm
Total Length: 353mm
Blade Thickness: 2.8mm
Blade Width: 46mm
Handle Length: 135mm
Total Weight: 183g

Kiritsuke 240mm (9.4")
Cutting edge length: 232mm
Total Length: 386mm
Blade Thickness: 2.8mm
Blade Width: 49mm
Handle Length: 138mm
Total Weight: 228g

Kiritsuke 270mm (10.6")
Cutting edge length: 265mm
Total Length: 430mm
Blade Thickness: 2.8mm
Blade Width: 52mm
Handle Length: 148mm
Total Weight: 268g

 

 

 

This knife comes with 50/50 double bevel edge geometry for both right and left handed use.

For your information, Japanese Kitchen knives are generally designed for right hand use with a slightly thicker and rounded grinding on the right side blade and a less rounded (almost straight flat) grinding on the left side blade. However, both right and left hander can use the knives that have double bevel edge sharpened  50/50 without problems.  

We believe quality and performance of Japanese knives are best in the world and hope you enjoy the fine craftsmanship and spirits from your new knife. With proper cares, every Japanese knives can be your special cooking partner for a long time.

 

Important

This is the Stainless steel blade kitchen knife, which has good rust resistance for easy maintenance. However even stainless steel blade kitchen knife has rust situation if you leave it with wet condition. 

  • Before starting to use the knife, please wash it with water for cleaning up.
  • Please do not put this knife in the dishwasher, please hand wash.
  • Please do not leave this knife in water or wet condition for a long time.
  • After using, please hand wash it and wipe it clean and dry with soft clothes. (Includes bolster and handle part)
  • This is an extremely sharp knife. Please use special cares in using and storing it.
  • Unlike German made knives, Japanese knife blades are ground to thin cutting edge for sharper cutting and easier re-sharpening. Please protect the edge from hitting hard materials to avoid chipping or cracking.
  • Please do not use it to cut bone or frozen foods, hard foods such as lobster and crab which have hard surface.
  • We recommend re-sharpening the knife using Japanese whetstones, when it gets dull.
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