Usuba(Kanto) Honyaki Sliver steel #3 Mirror Finish Buffalo Ebony Handle 180mm-MUSASHI
Usuba(Kanto) Honyaki Sliver steel #3 Mirror Finish Buffalo Ebony Handle 180mm-MUSASHI
Usuba(Kanto) Honyaki Sliver steel #3 Mirror Finish Buffalo Ebony Handle 180mm-MUSASHI
Usuba(Kanto) Honyaki Sliver steel #3 Mirror Finish Buffalo Ebony Handle 180mm-MUSASHI
Usuba(Kanto) Honyaki Sliver steel #3 Mirror Finish Buffalo Ebony Handle 180mm-MUSASHI
Usuba(Kanto) Honyaki Sliver steel #3 Mirror Finish Buffalo Ebony Handle 180mm-MUSASHI
Usuba(Kanto) Honyaki Sliver steel #3 Mirror Finish Buffalo Ebony Handle 180mm-MUSASHI
Usuba(Kanto) Honyaki Sliver steel #3 Mirror Finish Buffalo Ebony Handle 180mm-MUSASHI
Usuba(Kanto) Honyaki Sliver steel #3 Mirror Finish Buffalo Ebony Handle 180mm-MUSASHI
Usuba(Kanto) Honyaki Sliver steel #3 Mirror Finish Buffalo Ebony Handle 180mm-MUSASHI

Usuba(Kanto) Honyaki Sliver steel #3 Mirror Finish Buffalo Ebony Handle 180mm

Regular price ¥138,000 ¥138,000

Knife name: Usuba(Kanto)
Material: Sliver steel #3/Gingami No.3
Finish: Mirror Finish
Handle: Buffalo Ebony Handle
Blade type: Single-edged
Blade length: 180mm
Origin: Sakai City in Osaka Prefecture

SKU: H008

The Usuba is ideal for cutting vegetables and fruits which are served raw, because the thin and sharp blade produces cut surfaces with very little cell damage, and this minimizes the discoloration and change in flavor often caused by oxidation. The versatile middle section of the blade can be used for thinly slicing vegetables and also for performing the specialized Katsuramuki ("Rotary peeling”) technique.

The Honyaki knives can only be made by a few skilled craftsmen in Japan in same method as traditional Japanese sword. It is an art of craftsmanship with Japanese traditional techniques, and features outstanding sharpness and durability. The production is very small, due to the difficulty and time-consuming process.

Its blade is made through Honyaki process, so the edge gets very hard and retains its sharpness for a long time.

The honyaki knives cannot be mass-produced. They are primarily for professional chefs and for the most important person because of the highest quality traditional-style Japanese knives.

Sliver No.3 Stainless Steel
Sliver No.3 (Hitachi Metals Ltd.) is a very fine-grained Stainless Steel that can attain edge sharpness and edge retention comparable to some High Carbon Steels. It has even been used to create corrosion-resistant versions of Japanese traditional single bevel knives. It is very popular with both professionals and home cooks and is generally believed to be slightly easier to sharpen than VG10.

Migaki (Polished) line of knives feature beautiful edge geometry and are quite thin behind the edge and at the spine. They have an excellent cutting feel and are light and feel very nimble and comfortable in the hand.

-NOTICE-
■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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Alice
Perfect for me

What a great knife! From the overall design, to the balance and weight, to the feel in my hand. I love everything about it!

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
Sharpness
Rust-resistant
Hardness
Sharpening
VG-10★★★★
★★★★★★★★★★★
Sliver steel #3
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White steel #1
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White steel #2
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Blue steel #1
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Blue steel #2
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Aogami Super
★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

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