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Hitohira NM V1 Damascus Nakiri 160mm Ho Wood Handle (Kanto Style)

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€126,00 EUR
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€145,00 EUR
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€126,00 EUR
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Description

The NM series is made in Echizen, Fukui. Featuring accessible shapes, high quality stainless steel, thin grinds and razor sharpness straight from the box: these knives are all you could wish for in any type of home kitchen.

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 stainless steel knife. It becomes stainless due to a certain amount (10-13%) of chromium and/or nickel in the alloy, it forms a film layer which acts as a barrier between metal and oxygen. Stainless steel is easy, practical and functional but not completely maintenance free. With very bad maintenance it can rust or show pitting, after all it’s called stainless not stain-free steel. The corrosion resistance varies with each stainless steel. In my opinion the same rules apply here as with carbon steel (non-stainless).

Store your knife dry and clean, never let it air-dry after washing, no dishwasher and avoid extremely hard products like frozen foods or bones ect. But a big difference to carbon steel is that your margin of error is much bigger, the rust resistance is much greater and thus easier and more worry free to maintain.

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

Detailed Spec

Brand: Hitohira ひとひら (一片)
Producing Area: Echizen-Fukui/ Japan
Profile: Nakiri
Size: 160mm
Steel Type: Stainless Steel
Steel: VG-1, Stainless Damascus Clad
Handle: Ho Wood & Buffalo Horn Ferrule Oval
Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous
Update: December 1, 2022

*Please understand that all pictures on our website are made of random samples and as most products are made with natural materials by hand the color, appearances and even measurements can slightly vary. Please contact us if you wish to see the exact item we have on hand.