Made of a soft polyvinyl acetate material, reduces the impact of the knife minimizing stress to not only your knife but to your hand as well. With a non-slip surface the cutting board allows for precise and accurate cuts!
White binchotan is chemical free, almost smoke free, and burns three times hotter than American charcoal for up to 4-5 hours. The incredibly high heat preserves the flavorful juices and adds a beautiful sear!
Honesuki and Yo-Deba knives must be specially ordered from Japan, and may take up to 6 weeks for arrival. Please contact our customer service team for further details.
Misono Swedish Carbon knives are made with incredible care and hand finished to maintain optimum sharpness. Misono uses Swedish carbon steel, considered to be one of the purest form of carbon steel. All carbon steel naturally bends after being forged then hardens by spontaneous structural changes over several years. To resolve this Age Hardening phenomenon problem, Misono has professionals in Sakai city hammer the carbon steel sheets to strengthened the steel exactly like traditional Japanese knives. This carefully made line are decorated with an elegant dragon engraving on the face of the chef knives and slicers in the Swedish Carbon line.
The garasuki is a large poultry boning knife similar to the honesuki. It originated in specialty chicken restaurants and it is commonly used to break down whole poultry. Due to its thickness and weight, it can be used for other jobs that require heavy knife work and a short blade.
General knife care tips and warnings
Never wash knives in the dishwasher
This is not stain resistant. It will rust and discolor after cutting acidic ingredients or if one leaves it wet.
Improper care will result in chipping.
Please wipe knives dry after use to prevent rusting. Korin recommends wiping carbon knives with tsubaki oil to keep moisture off the knife.
Western style knives sold at KORIN have significantly thinner blades than typical Western knives. Use of honing steels or sharpening machines may result in chipping.
Please be cautious when inspecting carbon knives with wet hands after purchase. We ask customers to inspect all knives prior to using, and will not accept returns on damaged goods. In the event you receive a rusted knife, please call customer service within 48 hours, and we will be happy to assist you.