Chinese cleaver knife, SK5 carbon steel, Stainless steel clad, tsuchime finish - Goko
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Goko Hamono is one of the last remaining forges left in the Tokyo area. It’s a family business that has been operational for around 30 years and in this time they have gained an excellent reputation for their outstanding work.
SHAPE: 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.
STEEL: SK5 is a mid range Japanese carbon steel material.
FINISH: Tsuchime. This is a hand hammered finish that is not only beautiful but also functional. The small depressions stop food sticking to the knife. This finishes comes in many different forms from the traditional round hammer marks to more modern patterns like this one which has then been polished.
HANDLE: Pakkawood handle
MAKER: Goko - Kashiwa city, Japan
BEST FOR: Those wanting the performance of carbon steel but with the ease of use of stainless steel.
SAUNDERS SAYS: "This is obnoxious but I want to have that it my kitchen."
These knives are hand-forged so there may be slight variations in measurements and finishes.