About This Item
Ikkanshi Tadatsuna Gyuto Thick Blade 270mm INOX Blade Chef Knife with Magnolia wood cover
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 entrances in Kyoto. There is also a very famous place came out lots of well-known sword blacksmiths for 900 years. Ikkanshi Tadatsuna was started at Awataguchi, Kyoto. It has been located on Sakai, Osaka where is also a very famous as a blacksmith city since 1929.
The blade is made of INOX steel (high quality stainless steel).
The blade is thicker version of chef knife, so it is much thicker and heavier than the normal version. It is great for filleting knife or someone likes heavy blade instead of light weight blade knife . Lots of Japanese chefs use thick single steel blade chef knife as filleting fish. To set the bevel to be single bevel edge (modified), and using it as filleting knife.
The blade length: 270mm (10 5/8 inch) The total length of the knife: 394mm (15 1/2 inch) The heel part of the spine width: 4.5mm (3/16 inch) The total weight of the knife: 9.2oz. The width from the heel to the spine; 49mm (1 15/16 inch)