This range of knives add to the already impressive offering from Ohishi.
SHAPE: Petty. One of the smallest knives in a chef’s arsenal and good for well small things.
STEEL: VG10. A premium high carbon Japanese Stainless steel capable of impressive hardness.
FINISH: Damascus or Suminigashi. This type of finish is made by repeatedly folding two different steels until they create the twisted and folded pattern. Generally speaking this is then used as a cladding so doesn’t affect the knife physically except for the looks.
HANDLE: Octagonal magnolia wood handle with buffalo horn ferule
LENGTH: 105mm, 120mm or 150mm in length.
MAKER: Ohishi - Niigata, Japan
BEST FOR: Those wanting an easy to look after knife in a very pretty package.
SAUNDERS SAYS: "The fit and finish on these knives is excellent for the price and the steel is hardened up to HRC61-62 meaning they have great edge holding abilities. "