Kuro-uchi Deba 170mm (6.7")
Kuro-uchi Deba 170mm (6.7")
Kuro-uchi Deba 170mm (6.7")
Kuro-uchi Deba 170mm (6.7")
Kuro-uchi Deba 170mm (6.7")
Kuro-uchi Deba 170mm (6.7")
Kuro-uchi Deba 170mm (6.7")
Kuro-uchi Deba 170mm (6.7")

Yoshida Hamono

Kuro-uchi Deba 170mm (6.7")


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Kuro-uchi Deba is a heavy, thicker classic Japanese knife for rougher tasks, such as cutting fish, chicken and also for filleting. Kuro-uchi series knives are traditional Japanese rustic knives. Its price is very affordable for the quality of a hand-forged knife. It is suitable for the first purchase of a traditional Japanese knife. The blade is forged in SUJ-2 steel, which offers incredible capacities, hardness is 63-64 HRC, and at the same time, the knife is very easy to resharpen. The blade needs some extra care. After the use rinse it well and dry it. The name of kuro-uchi refers to the final look of the blade, which is unprocessed on the top and has already developed dark patina, which protects the blade.

Kuro-uchi Deba has a double bevel grind, it's not a single bevel like most deba knives, so this one can be used by both right- and left-handed users.

The handle is made in Magnolia wood with a plastic ferrule. The handle does not have the red sticker applied to it.


Blade shape: Deba
Steel type: SUJ-2
Hardness (HRC scale): 63-64
Overall length: 305mm (12.0")
Blade length:
170mm (6.7")
Blade height:
55mm (2.2")
Spine thickness: 5.0mm (0.2")
Weight: 330g (11.6 oz)
Handle length: 125mm (4.9")
Handle type / wood:
Japanese / Magnolia
Blacksmith: Yoshida Hamono


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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