ARITSUGU Mukimono 180mm blue II steel blade curving Knife

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Aritsugu Mukimono blue II steel blade Curving Knife (7 1/4inch, 18.5cm) for Peeling, Slicing, and Curving Vegetables

Aritsugu Company

400 years of family business creating the finest quality knives and cooking utensils. Since 1560, 18 generations of the Aritsugu family have continued to pass along the forging techniques preferred by the imperial family. It started with Japanese Samurai Sword maker, Master Aritsugu Fujiwara. This knife was bought at Tokyo Aritsugu. Located on Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, well-known as world biggest fish market. Aritsugu provides top chefs in Japan hand crafted knives and cooking utensils, especially those used in preparing traditional Japanese cuisine.

Masamoto knives are used by Japanese professional chefs very much, however; Aritsugu knives are also the one of the knives brands used by Japanese professional chefs as well.

Blade length is 7 1/4h (18.5cm). The handle length is 5 1/4h(13.5cm) The total length of the knife is 12 1/2h(31.5cm) The knife weight is 4.7oz.

This knife is a good size for a small job to medium peel or curving or work into various fancy shapes vegetables and fruits, such as potato, Araimo, chestnut, and radish, etc. It is for a right handed knife. Handle: Magnolia with a Water Buffalo horn. The knife cover is also made of Magnolia. It is used Ao II ko (Blue II steel) .

Kasumi style blade which is harder steel on the blade edge, and softer blade over it on the body of the blade. Those different steels combinations make easier to sharpen knife, and make the knife stronger, and make it easier on the processes of knife making. This knife is brand new knife with paper case and wooden sac with a stopper.