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 Sukenari Kiritsuke uses a high-grade Japanese stainless steel Gingami No.3 (HRc. 60-61) for their cutting edge and an outer cladding of soft stainless steel for additional strength and toughness.
This Sukenari Gingami No.3 Clad Kiritsuke knife comes with D-Shaped magnolia wood handle with a water buffalo horn ferrule.
Although this reasonable price ranged of Kiritsuke is not through Sukenari’s hammer forging process, blade is nicely hand sharpened and well handcrafted by Sukenari skillful craftsmen.
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 Series Kiritsuke
Blade Material: Gingami No.3 Clad
Rockwell Hardness (HRc): 60
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.
Kiritsuke 210mm (8.2")
| Kiritsuke 240mm (9.4")|
Cutting edge length: 235mm
Total Length: 385mm
Blade Thickness: 2.4mm
Blade Width: 51mm
Handle Length: 138mm
Total Weight: 177g
Sorry. This knife is not available for left handed version.
We believe quality and performance of Japanese knives are best in the world and hope you enjoy fine craftsmanship and spirits from your new knife. With proper cares, every Japanese knives can be your special cooking partner for long time.
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.