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Jiro Tsuchime Yo Nakiri 180mm Tagayasan Handle (#437)

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€615,00 EUR
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€615,00 EUR
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Description

What kind of knife is this?

The classic vegetable knife. Highly functional for processing large amounts of vegetables and preforming finer cutting tasks such as julienne of brunoise. The absence of a pronounced belly in the profile orientates it more towards chopping style cutting motions rather than rolling cuts. 

Care Instructions

This is a carbon steel knife. That means this knife is made of non-stainless steel. There is no or an insufficient amount of chromium and/or nickel to protect this steel against oxidation. Steel such as this will react to moisture and oxygen. That on itself is not a bad thing, you might even argue it’s a great thing. The knife will form a wonderful patina, it will sharpen easily and the edge life will not disappoint.

The care for a carbon steel knife such as this is not very elaborate, and very comparable to any other knife. Always store your knife clean and dry, no dishwasher, don’t let it air-dry and avoid extremely hard products like frozen foods or bones. With carbon steel you want to dry your knife also during cooking, never leave it moist or wet for too long. Often a quick wipe a dry cloth or towel is more than enough. A carbon steel knife can rust if not taken care of properly. Rust can removed but it is of course something we want to avoid.

Please note that there are many different carbon steels, just like stainless steels, each with its own properties and characteristics. Each should be judged individually.

AVAILABLE AT 10:00 THURSDAY  02/02 AT OUR PHYSICAL STORE AND AVAILABLE ONLINE* ON SATURDAY 04/02 AT 10:00.

[SOLD IN STORE, NOT GOING ONLINE] 

*If not sold at our store 

Detailed Spec

Brand: Jiro 次郎
Smith: Jiro Nakagawa 中川 次郎
Producing Area: Nagano/ Japan
Profile: Nakiri
Size: 180mm
Steel Type: Carbon Steel
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) #1, Soft Iron Clad
Handle: Tagayasan Western
Total Length: 320mm
Edge Length: 178mm
Handle to Tip Length: 190mm
Blade Height: 59mm
Thickness: 4.1mm
Handle Length: 133mm
Weight: 273g
Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous
Date of manufacture: Decamber 2022
Update: January 13, 2023