Kaishin Custom Hontanren Kiritsuke (Nami) 240mm
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Knife Style: Kiritsuke
Steel Type: Stainless Steel
Blade Material: Ginsan Silver #3
Blade Finish: Damascus
Handle: Custom from the Netherlands Stabilized Wood
Blade Length: 240mm
Heel Height: 48mm
Spine Thickness 1: At Heel: 3.00mm
Spine Thickness 2: In Middle: 2.50mm
When we say unique, there is truly only 1 like this! Forged by Nakamura, known as a team of some of the most experienced craftsmen from Sakai-city at Osaka. The Kaishin Custom is ideal for knife collectors and/or enthusiasts that appreciate a longer chef knife with a heavier feel in the hand. Custom assembled by Kakushin; Damascus Clad Hontanren forged Ginsan Silver Steel #3 blade and a unique stabilized wood handle from the Netherlands which was heat fitted and solidified with hot glue resulting in this piece of art.
Kiritsuke are known as a multipurpose traditional Japanese chef knife. A Kiritsuke is visually appealing due to its unique shape and extremely popular as a primary knife in any kitchen to cut meats, vegetables, fruits and many more. Several makers now produce double-bevel Kiritsukes, often called Kiritsuke Gyutos which are ideal for users who appreciate the striking aesthetics of the profile but need the added versatility and ease of sharpening of a double bevel grind.
Traditionally, these knives were only used by the Executive Chefs as a symbol of status.
*This knife includes a storage case.