Tojiro Deba Aogami #2 165mm (6.5")


Tojiro Deba Aogami #2 165mm (6.5")


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Tojiro Deba Aogami #2 is a medium-sized deba designed fish lovers and professional chefs. The blade thickness is at hefty 8mm (0.3"), the blade length is 165mm (6.5"), so it is suitable for filleting larger fish. The knife handle is made from traditional magnolia wood with the ferrule from buffalo horn. It will be difficult to find a more traditional, classic deba knife than this one!

The blade will develop patina! The knife is forged from Aogami #2 steel, the hardness of around 62-63 HRC and is intended for the more demanding user who can handle and take care of it. The advantage of such a steel is that it has a very fine, gentle sharpness, is easy to sharpen and stays sharp for a very long time. Ballistol oil is recommended for the care of such blades.

About Tojiro:

Tojiro is one of the top 5 largest Japanese kitchen knife manufacturers. They are renowned across Japan and internationally for their top-quality knives for a reasonable price. Tojiro's focus on advanced technologies, together with their insatiable dedication for constant improvements of their knives and materials, makes Tojiro's knives a must-have in any kitchen. Tojiro's main focus? Sharpness!
A big bonus is their great team which we are always very eager to meet and talk to! 😊


Blade shape Deba
Steel Aogami #2
Construction Ni-mai / migaki
Hardness (HRC scale) 62-63
Overall lenght 314 mm (12.4'')
Blade length 165mm (6.5")
Blade hight 52 mm (2.0'')
Spine thickness 8 mm (0.31'')
285 g (10.0 oz)
Handle lenght 128 mm (5.0'')
Handle type / wood
Japanese / Magnolia


Use & Care:

  • Handwash in warm water and towel dry
  • Use a sharpening stone (not a honing steel!) to sharpen your knife
  • Do not cut frozen foods and meat bones
  • Do not put the knife in a dishwasher
  • Read our comprehensive guide on proper Maintenance of Kitchen Knives.

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