Producing Area: Seki-Gifu / Japan
Steel Type: Carbon Steel
Steel: Mono SK High Carbon
Handle: Ebony Western
Hand Orientation: Right Handed
- This knife is made from carbon steel, you should not use it to cut frozen food as it may chip.
- Don’t wash it in dishwasher and aggressive chemicals.
- Dry the knife with a soft cloth after use to avoid rust formation.
- Use sharpening stones to sharpen the knives (also read about initial sharpening option).
For more information take a look in our support section.
Those knives were really popular back to 80-90s in Japan. The company stoped the production around the ’90s for some reason. Sourced from a closed supplier in Seki city, this new old stock kitchen knife has been waiting decades to see the light of day. Made from SK high carbon steel which is easy to sharpen and retains a very sharp edge. An absolute bargain at this price, limited stock. Sk High Carbon steel is semi-stainless steel, it is not reactive as much as carbon steel but you may see some discoloration. Handle is really smooth and fine.
The importance of initial sharpening.
You probably know how important for daily use as well as safety is to keep your blade sharp. It more important to sharpen the knife in a proper way for the first time before the use. We can do that for You. Let our master sharpener take care of your blade and receive it sharp and ready to work. You can select this option above the add to cart button.
Oh, and if you would like to repair your knife or sharpen it professionally from time to time, take a look at our sharpening & repair section. Please note that are initially sharpened knives can’t be returned.