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Nenohi Ao-ko Highest Kasumi Kiritsuke
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Nenohi Ao-ko Highest Kasumi Kiritsuke
Item #: HNE-AKKI
Size: 10.5" (27cm)
Style: Professional Multi-purpose Knife
Specifications

Style

Kiritsuke

Steel Type

Ao-ko
(Blue steel)

Classification

Kasumi

Saya Cover

Wooden Cover Included

Blade

Single Edge

Blade Length

10.5" (270mm)

Handle Material

Magnolia Wood

Bolster Material

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

*HRc

64

* 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.


- As seen in 7x7 Sanfrancisco JUL'09 -
Used only by the most skilled master chefs in Japan, the single-edged kiritsuke requires an accomplished technique and talent to use effectively, making ownership of this knife a symbol of status and prestige for top Japanese chefs.

The kiritsuke is used by pros as a multi-purpose chef’s knife and gets its name from the resemblance to a Japanese sword. The carbon steel Nenohi is said to cut with "the fluidity of a river current."

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.
  • We advice all customers to always use sharpening stones to sharpen or hone knives.


Caution

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.


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



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