Tojiro Nakiri Damascus 165mm (6.5")
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Tojiro Nakiri Damascus is made for one purpose - chopping vegetables. If you prepare and cook a lot of veggies, but already have a knife for cutting meat/fish (or you are a vegan/vegetarian), a nakiri knife is a great choice for your needs. The excellent VG-10 steel with the hardness of 61 HRC is clad into 62 layers of softer stainless steel with the Damascus pattern, making every knife a unique looking piece.
The blade extends into a traditional Japanese round Wa handle made of magnolia wood with a buffalo horn ferrule. The handle has an emphasized angle for a better grip, which makes it more suitable for right-handed users.
From the Tojiro's Shippu Damascus series we currently also carry:
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! 😊
|Hardness (HRC scale):||61|
|Overall length:||306mm (12.0")|
|Blade length:||165mm (6.5")|
|Spine thickness:||2.3mm (0.1")|
|Weight:||140g (4.9 oz)|
|Handle length:||129mm (5.1")|
|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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