Yoshihiro Suminagashi Aoko Blue Steel #1 Sakimaru Takobiki Sushi Sashimi Slicing Japanese Chef Knife

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日本製 Made in Japan
$960.00 $799.99
Product Code: ASMST270EH
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Suminagashi translates as floating ink and refers to the beautiful marbled wave like patterns that extend through the blade from the tip to the heel, unveiling a new mosaic with every sharpening. Only the most skilled of artisans can forge together these metals in such complex puzzle piece formations to fashion knives of this caliber with the highest quality, blending aesthetics and performance.

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Our handmade Yoshihiro Aoko Blue Steel Suminagashi knives are crafted with extraordinary skill by our master artisans. Exemplifying the most intricate techniques of forging, layering, and hammering, Aoko Blue Steel #1 with a hardness on the Rockwell scale of 64, is forged with iron to create the most elaborate of finishes. Suminagashi translates as floating ink and refers to the beautiful marbled wave like patterns that extend through the blade from the tip to the heel, unveiling a new mosaic with every sharpening. Only the most skilled of artisans can forge together these metals in such complex puzzle piece formations to fashion knives of this caliber with the highest quality, blending aesthetics and performance.

Our Yoshihiro Blue Steel #1 Suminagashi knives are complimented with a traditional Japanese style handcrafted premium Ebony wood handle of the highest quality and affixed with a Water Buffalo horn bolster. This knife comes with a rare artisan crafted Saya, a protective wooden sheath made of premium E bony wood which protects the knife and adds to its appearance when not in use. The Takobiki Sakimaru is a long slicing knife that was designed to slice paper thin slices of fish for sashimi and its round sharp tip is useful for cutting the long tentacles of the octopus. The beauty of its elegant thin blade is its ability to slice through an ingredient in long uninterrupted strokes, preserving its integrity and freshness. The Takobiki is longer and thinner than a Yanagi and is unique tool for prepping delicate ingredients. Even the simplest of tasks are elevated with a handcrafted knife that is as beautiful as it is functional.

Additional information

Knife Size

10.5" (270mm), 11.8" (300mm), 13" (330mm)

Knife Style

Takobiki

Grade

Suminagashi

Bolster Material

Water Buffalo Horn (color varies)

Handle Shape

Octagonal

Handle Material

Ebony

Blade Material

High Carbon Blue Steel #1

Edge Angle

Single Edged

HRC

64

Saya Cover

Magnolia wood

Stain Resistant

No

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