Extraordinarily beautiful kitchen knives from this young blacksmith in Sanjo City, Niigata. Masashi's knives are light, beautifully balanced, and a joy to work with. He worked for his Uncle at Yoshikane before setting out on his own - his stock is set to rise!
Damascus SLD steel blades, charred chestnut handles, resin ferrules. SLD steel from Hitachi benefits from a high carbon content that holds its edge well, is tough, easy to sharpen and maintain, and with a 12% chromium content is very nearly stainless. It's laminated to an outer cladding of 15-layered Damascus stainless steel, creating a blade of breathtaking beauty.
- Hand forged SLD steel
- 12% chromium content for rust-proofing
- Charred chestnut handles
- 15 layered Damascus jigane cladding
- Double bevelled
- optional Magnolia Saya scabbard
Niwaki Tip: take care with these - the damascus can stain a bit with things like chorizo.
|Gyuto||All rounder||7" (18cm)||12.25" (31cm)||151g|
|Nakiri||Veg||6.5" (16.5cm)||12.25" (31cm)||164g|
|Petty||Paring||5" (13cm)||10" (25.5cm)||56g|