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Kochi Mirror Finish Hongasumi Ao-ko Yanagi
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Kochi Mirror Finish Hongasumi Ao-ko Yanagi
Item #: HKR-AHMYA
Size:
Style: Yanagi
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Specifications

Style

Yanagi

Steel Type

Ao-niko
(Blue steel #2)

Classification

Mirror Finish Hongasumi

Saya Cover

Wooden Cover Included

Blade

Single Edge

Blade Length

10.5" (270mm), 11.7" (300mm)

Handle Material

Octagonal Magnolia Wood

Bolster Material

Water Buffalo
(Bolsters are made from natural horn therefore colors may vary)

*HRc

61

* 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.

Korin Kochi Knives are hand crafted by Korin's select blacksmith in partnership with the top sharpener in Sakai City Japan. These knives have an extreme attention to detail that is evident from the first second you pick them up. The heel is completely finished and hand polished to reduce injuries during use. The shinogi line is in the absolute correct place, resulting in a blade that is a dream to sharpen without a lot of preparation. We feel these knives are some of the best we've encountered and are extremely proud to now offer this collection.

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.

注意

  • 鋼は錆び易いため、使用後は必ず布等で拭いて下さい。
  • 酸性の物を切った際には、変色する場合がございます。

请注意

  • 纯钢刀不防锈。请保持刀身干净,干燥以防止生锈。
  • 酸性的食材会导致纯钢变色。

Precaución

  • Los cuchillos de carbón son propensos a oxidarse. A modo de evitar dicho comportamiento, se recomienda limpiar la superficie con un trapo limpio y seco después de cada uso.
  • Cortar ingredientes ácidos puede generar la decoloración del cuchillo, pero ello no significa que la calidad de la cuchilla se vea afectada.


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