Hokiyama Hamono Co., LTD

Tosaichi Bright Kiritsuke 240 mm

$206.22 $274.95
Blade Length 240 mm
Total Length 375 mm
Steel AUS-8 Stainless 
Handle Pakka Wood 
Ferrule Stainless Steel 
Rockwell 60
Height Spine to heel 4 mm
Width at Spine 2 mm
Weight 224 grams

Made in a factory setting in the Tosa region using a unique process called roll forging. This technique blends modern manufacturing with traditional forging techniques giving the knife the benifit of both worlds; a beautifully made knife with great fit and finish and supremely sharp with great edge retention. Head Blacksmith Suzuki-san loves experimenting with new steel types and takes a great deal of pride in the quenching and heat treating processes he uses to make his knives. They are a fantastic option for the first time Japanese knife buyer or for the chef looking for something on the more affordable side.

The Kiritsuke is a super fun shape and can be used much like a Gyuto (Chef's Knife) and is extremely versatile especially at the 240 mm length. The aggresively shaped tip, coupled with the flat blade profile make this knife a great slicer and up and down chopper which is why we recommend it to BBQ lovers. Also great for those who prefer a knife with a bit more weight to it than a typical Japanese knife but want the benefit of the Japanese steel and the cool aesthetic.

 

Knife Care (Stainless Steel)

  • Although this knife is made from stainless steel we do still encourage our customers to keep their knives as dry and clean as possible.
  • NO DISHWASHER - the high heat will ruin the wooden handle.
  • Wash and dry by hand using regular dish soap and warm water using a none abrasive sponge or cloth.
  • Ensure the knife is dry before being put away for storage and ensure the edge of the knife is protected to avoid any unnecessary dulling.
  • Avoid Bones, Frozen foods, nuts and hard candies or anything other than fruits, vegetables and proteins.

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