Petty knife, damascus hammer finish - Yamawaki
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A valuable addition to any knife collection, this VG10 petty knife from Yamawaki has a beautiful hand hammered finish.
SHAPE: Petty. The smallest knife in the collection and perfect for everyday slicing tasks.
STEEL: Damascus VG10. VG-10 is a popular stainless steel, favoured by Japanese knife makers for its sharpness and edge retention. VG-10 is commonly used for damascus blades.
FINISH: Tsuchime - a traditional hand hammered finish. This effect not only looks great but also reduces contact with the blade, helping to ensure that whatever you are slicing doesn't stick.
HANDLE: Hinoki (Japanese cyprus) wood handle with ebony ferrule.
MAKER: Yamawaki, Sakai City, Japan
BEST FOR: General slicing tasks and smaller jobs - imagine a small carving knife.
SAUNDERS SAYS: "This is Symonds' go to shape. It is a capable little critter and can take care of most smaller jobs. The stainless steel also ensures that this will be a daily kitchen staple as it is easy to care for. The perfect knife to partner any santoku or gyuto in your collection."
BLADE LENGTH: 150mm
OVERALL LENGTH: 287mm
BLADE HEIGHT: 30mm
THICKNESS AT HEEL: 2.4mm
These knives are hand-forged so there may be slight variations in measurements and finishes.