Hideo Kitaoka [Left Handed] Blue Steel No.2 Damascus Yanagiba Japanese Knife 300mm with Shitan Handle
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Hideo KitaokaBorn in 1950, knife smith Hideo Kitaoka works in Takefu Village, Echizen City, Fukui Prefecture. From a young age Kitaoka began learning his craft from his father and now specializes in traditional single bevel knives. Keeping with tradition, Hideo Kitaoka forges his blades from high carbon steel for the finest edge quality. The superior craftsmanship resonates throughout the body as you use these knives, making you the envy of sushi chefs around the world.
Knife Type: Yanagiba
Steel Type: Blue Steel No.2 (Carbon Steel, Rust Prone)
Blade Type: Single edged blade
Blade Length: 300mm (11.8")
Blade Height: 32mm (1.3")
Blade Thickness: 3.5mm
Handle Material: Shitan Handle
Ferrule Material: Pakka wood
Handle Length: 145mm (5.7")
Weight: 230g (8.1 ounces)
Use & Care
- Do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or bones. The blade can chip or break.
- Hand wash with warm water and towel dry.
- Use a sharpening stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade.