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Suisin Ao-ko Mizu Honyaki Yanagi
Price: $5,880.00
  
  
    
 
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Suisin Ao-ko Mizu Honyaki Yanagi
Item #: HSU-HA-Y330-EE
Size: 12.9" (33cm)
Style: Sashimi Slicer
Specifications

Style

Yanagi

Steel Type

Ao-niko
(Blue Steel #2)

Classification

Mizu Honyaki

Saya Cover

Wooden Cover Included

Blade

Single Edge

Blade Length

12.9" (330mm)

Handle Material

Ebony Wood

*HRc

62

* Hardness Rockwell C scale



For Left-Handed Customer

  • Left-handed blades must be special ordered from Japan, and will cost 50% more than the right-handed blades. Due to how each traditional Japanese knife is handmade by right handed craftsmen, it will take 4 to 6 weeks to forge and deliver.

Did you know?

  • Korin offers their customers a free maintenance service for all traditional Japanese knives!

  • The initial blade serves as a sharpening guide in the future. Free initial sharpening and uraoshi sharpening is available with every purchase. Please be aware that sharpened knives are not eligible for returns.

The yanagi used to slice boneless fish fillets into sashimi and toppings for sushi. The graceful, thin blade cuts beautiful slices in one long, drawing stroke.

Originated in Kansai (Osaka) region.

General knife care tips and warnings

  • Carbons knives are not stain resistant. Rust and discoloration will occur after cutting acidic ingredients or if left wet.
  • Please wipe knives dry after use to prevent rusting. Korin recommends wiping carbon knives with tsubaki oil to keep moisture off the knife.
  • Traditional Japanese knives have significantly thinner and more delicate blades than Western knives. The use of honing steels or sharpening machines will result in chipping.
  • Please do not attempt to cut through bones with traditional Japanese knives, unless it is a butchering knife.
  • Traditional Japanese knives could slightly bend, due to the heat tempering of the two different carbon quality steel in the blade. Korin offers customers a free service to prepare the knife before use.
  • We advise all customers to have a skilled sharpener put the initial blade on knives, due to how the initial blade serves as a sharpening guide in the future. Korin offers a complimentary initial sharpening and uraoshi sharpening with every purchase.
  • It is important to always flatten sharpening stones with a stone fixer to avoid knives from warping shapes.
  • Please always use sharpening stones to sharpen traditional Japanese knives.  

For more information different types of stones, please check our pages on or sharpening tips

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Caution

Korin will not accept returns on damaged knives, please be cautious when inspecting carbon knives with wet hands. In the event you receive a rusted knife, please call customer service within 48 hours of arrival, and we will be happy to assist you.



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Wooden Saya Cover for Yanagi
Item#: HA-SAYA-Y
Size:
Price per Item: $20.00 – $50.00
  
  
    
 
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Korin Original Knife Guard
Item#: HA-SAYA-KG
Size: 4 Sizes Available
Price per Item: $2.95 – $4.25
  
    
 
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Mizuyama Medium Grain Sharpening Stone - #1200
Item#: HA-1076
Size: 8.4" x 3" x 1"H
Price: $62.00
  62.00  
 
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Kitayama Fine Grain Sharpening Stone - #8000
Item#: HA-1057
Size: 8" x 3" x 1"
Price: $77.00
  77.00  
 
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100% Tsubaki Oil
Item#: HA-1008
Size: 3.8oz
Price: $11.00
  11.00  
 
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Knife Roll Bag - 8 Knives Holder
Item#: HA-BG101
Size: Closed: 20.5"W x 6.5"L / Open: 19"W x 20.25"L
Price: $28.50
  28.50