Gingami No.3 Azumagata Usuba / SIZE: 180mm - 210mm
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Made in Sakai, Osaka
Usuba is a single bevel vegetable knife. The sharp blade can slice vegetables in paper thin sheets and can also make decorative garnish. Since the blade has only single bevel, you need to be careful not to cut through the ingredients narrow when cutting straight down. "Azumagata" is a type of Usuba which is mainly used in Kanto region (Eastern Japan) and the wide square blade is suitable for chopping.
Gingami No.3 stainless steel is a type of stainless steel often used for Japanese style knives (single bevel knives). The forged blade has high durability and prolonged sharpness. It is recommendable for customers searching for their first stainless steel Japanese style knife since it easy to sharpen compared to others.
- NOT dishwasher safe
- To prevent rust, thoroughly wipe the knife after washing.
- Please read the instruction before usage.
-Size and Weight:
180mm: Total Length 32.5cm, Blade length 17cm 250g
210mm:?Total Length 35.5cm, Blade length 21cm?282g
*The weight of knives can slightly vary.
-Knife type : Usuba (Vegetable knife)
-Knife bevel : Single bevel (For right handed)
-Manufacturing process : Forged
-Blade material : Gingami No.3 stainless steel
-Blade structure : Kasumi
-Handle material : Magnolia (Round)
-Origin:Sakai city, Osaka
-Black smith : NAKAGAWA UCHIHAMONO
-Sharpener : KAWAKITA HAMONO