Koyanagi White steel
Koyanagi White steel
Koyanagi White steel
Koyanagi White steel
Koyanagi White steel
Koyanagi White steel
Koyanagi White steel
Koyanagi White steel
Koyanagi White steel

Koyanagi White steel #2 Kasumi Chokin Nami Buffalo Ebony Handle 110mm

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Regular price¥49,800
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The Japanese word "Ko" means “small” or “short” in English, and the Ko-yanagi is a small Yanagiba¥ that is commonly used to fillet and slice small fish, particularly Aji (Japanese horse mackerel). The Ko-yanagi is useful knife for home cooks that prefer to clean and fillet the smaller sizes of fish themselves.

Shirogami No.2 has minimal impurities and a very fine grain structure, so it is ideal for fine cutting tools such as Japanese traditional-style knives. Despite being a ‘simple’ carbon steel, Shirogami No.2 has very good edge retention and it is also very easy to re-sharpen. Recommended for first-time users of Japanese traditional-style knives.

The traditional style of Japanese carving has a long history of simplicity and inspiration. Although this technique (Chokin) is gradually disappearing into history, we hope to do our best to let more people feel its beauty.This is a limited edition of our kitchen knives in collaboration with the carver Asamura Takao, whose over 50 years of carving skills make each piece look so spiritual. Each design has been polished for months, even a year or more.

Traditional Kasumi polished finish. Kasumi roughly translated to “mist” or “cloud” and refers to the hazy appearance of the soft steel/iron cladding, in contrast to the fine polished cutting edge. This elegant finish is very common on traditional style Japanese blades.

Blade Material: White Steel #2/Shirogami No.2

Blade HRC: 61~63

Blade Finish: Musashi-Chokin

Blade Type: Double-edged

Blade Length: 110mm

Blade Thinckness: 2.3mm

Total Length: 247mm

Handle Length: 123mm

Weight: 84g

Handle: Buffalo Ebony Handle

Origin: Sakai City in Osaka Prefecture

Availability Sheath: No(Choosing the fit sheath)

■Please do not use the knife in a twisting motion.
■Please use the correct knife when cutting bone, frozen or hard items.
■Please note that the images are of the sample products. Colour, weight, pattern and size can differ as each product is handmade.
■Please use a soft plastic or wooden cutting board to protect the blades edge.
■Please don't heat or cool rapidly as it may change the structure of the steel.
■Please don't hesitate to contact us for further enquiries.

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Product Features

Handmade Forging

With the traditional forging process, the molecules of the iron material are finely tuned, leading to the completion of a "living kitchen knife" that breathes.

Durability

The process of heating and forging each material for mold making is repeated three or four times to quickly shape the blade and create durability before the carbon is released from the steel causing it to lose its original strength.

Sharpness

The blade is the most important factor in achieving the best possible sharpness. It is polished in our own blade factory to produce uncompromising sharpness.

Handle

The highest priority is placed on sturdiness, a sense of luxury, and a shape that is easy to grip and does not cause fatigue even after long hours of use.

Material SharpnessRust-resistantHardness
Sharpening
VG-10★★★★
★★★★★★★★★★★
Sliver steel #3★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★
White steel #1★★★★★★★★★★★★
White steel #2★★★★★★★★★★★
Blue steel #1★★★★★★★★★★★★★★
Blue steel #2★★★★★★★★★★★★★
Aogami Super★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

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