Shirogami No.2 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.
Shirogami No.2 carbon steel has a good balance of retention of the edge and easiness to sharpen.
- NOT dishwasher safe
- To prevent rust, thoroughly wipe the knife after washing.
- Apply a thin layer of oil on the blade before storing to protect it from humidity and make it more rust resistant.
- Please read the instruction before usage.
180mm: Total Length 32.5cm, Blade length 17cm?280g
210mm:?Total Length 36cm, Blade length 20cm?350g
*The weight of knives can slightly vary.
-Knife type : Usuba (Vegetable knife)
-Knife bevel : Single bevel (For right handed)
-Manufacturing process : Forged
-Blade material : Shirogami No.2 carbon steel
-Blade structure : Kasumi
-Handle material : Magnolia (Round)
Blade : Japanese and English
-Origin : Sakai city, Osaka
-Black smith : TANAKA UCHIHAMONO
-Sharpener : KAWAKITA HAMONO