A very special cleaver combining Japanese steels, Chinese-style knife shapes, and excellent craftsmanship.
SHAPE: No.2 Chinese Cleaver - this Japanese-made Chinese cleaver represents the very best of East Asia. If you are into the nakiri shape or prep a lot of veg, it is the perfect tool for you. Hand-forged warikome construction - this is where the cladding is wrapped over the spine of the knife.
STEEL: Shirogami 2 with iron cladding.
FINISH: Kasumi polish - a hazy, almost matte, effect on the blade.
HANDLE: Oval wood handle
LENGTH: 220 x 95mm
MAKER: Sugimoto - a company that pioneered Japanese-made Chinese cleavers.
BEST FOR: A seriously special Chinese cleaver for schweffy veg prep.
SAUNDERS SAYS: "Definitely no bones anywhere near this beauty."
These knives are hand-forged so there may be slight variations in measurements and finishes.