Dao Vua Tsuchime 52100 Bunka 165mm
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Knife Style: Bunka
Steel Type: Carbon Steel
Blade Material: 52100 (Made in USA)
Blade Finish: Tsuchime
Blade Hardness: 60HRC (+/-1)
Handle: Rosewood / Ebony
Blade Length: 165mm
Heel Height: 55mm
Spine Thickness: 2.30mm
This newly released Dao Vua series is hand forged from 52100 carbon steel imported from the USA. With some models now offering a spine thicker than their classic series, it is an amazing choice for anyone looking to make a step forward into the world of Japanese Carbon Steel knives, but are skeptical about the care level on a knife that could break the bank. With a slight added weight due to the thicker spine, this series remains affordable and is a great addition for any Dao Vua collector.
With an optional fitted wooden saya, the 100% handmade classic series features a finish that must be appreciated by its owner - while they show their true handmade characters and each knife is slightly different, up to including various handle wood shadings, they are considered an ideal platform for anyone looking to experiment sharpening, thinning or even polishing carbon steel.
The Bunka is a typically known as a multiple-purpose knife similar to the popular Santoku but with a tip of a Kiritsuke. Great for dicing, slicing or mincing nearly any types of ingredients, this knife will quickly become your favourite go-to.
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