Nakiri knife, Shirogami 2 carbon steel, migaki finish - Yauchi
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A classic nakiri shape and exactly the same as the kurouchi finish nakiri but this one is for those who like things shiny and high in carbon.
SHAPE: Nakiri. A traditional shape used for cutting vegetables.
STEEL: Shirogami (white) 2 steel. It is a reactive carbon steel which is easy to sharpen and holds an edge well. This steel is frequently paired with a kurouchi finish and is often chosen for traditional-style Japanese knives.
FINISH: Polished with a sandblasted primary bevel.
HANDLE: Oval shaped chestnut wood handle
MAKER: Yauchi - Sakai City, Japan
BEST FOR: Vegetables, vegetables, vegetables.
SAUNDERS SAYS: "The handle on this really beautiful and really matches the sandblasted bevel."
BLADE LENGTH: 161mm
OVERALL LENGTH: 307mm
BLADE HEIGHT: 54mm
THICKNESS AT HEEL: 3.5mm this quickly tapers down the length.
These knives are hand-forged so there may be slight variations in measurements and finishes.