Ikkanshi Tadatsuna Chestnut Peeling Knife 90mm White II Steel
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Ikkanshi Tadatsuna Kamagata Chestnut Peeling Knife (3 1/2�h, 90mm) White II Steel Blade for Peeling chestnut skin
Awataguchi Ikkanshi Tadatsuna was originally started by the first Ikkanshi Tadatsuna who is a very famous Japanese sword blacksmith about 400 years ago, and the son of the second Ikkanshi Tadatsuna inherited the father works. Their swords are very famous unique beautiful ripple line on the blade, and their unique and beautiful metal-carving at the base part of the blade.
Japanese knife brand, Ikkanshi Tadatsuna is inherited their 400 years of Japanese sword making skills.
Awataguchi is one of seven Kyoto entrance. There is also very famous place for lots of well-known sword blacksmiths from 900 years ago. Ikkanshi Tadatsuna was started at Awataguchi, Kyoto. It is located on Sakai, Osaka where is also very famous as a blacksmith city since 1929.
This knife is called Kurimuki which means chestnut skin peeling knife. The knife is also very good for lots of small job to peel or curving or work into various fancy shapes vegetables and fruits, such as potato, Araimo, chestnut, and radish, etc. It has double bevel edges.
The blade is white II steel is on the middle of the blade and softer steel, Jigane are on the both sides of the blade which is called Sanmaiuchi in Japanese. It has buffalo bolster with octagonal shaped Magnolia handle. It is for workers who peeling lots of vegetables all day long.
The length of the blade: 3 1/2�h (90mm) The total length of the knife: 7 3/4 inch (197mm) Knife weight is 2.0oz. The end part of the back width is 1.5mm (1/16�h) wide.