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Takayuki Iwai Blue Steel No.2 Kurouchi Yanagiba Japanese Knife 270mm with Shitan Handle


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TI-B2-B-YA270S

Takayuki Iwai

This knife from Takayuki Iwai is made from Aogami steel and comes with Kurouchi finish to prevent the blade from rusting. Takayuki Iwai knives are made by hands; they don’t use machines to mass produce because they believe that machine-made knives are less superior than those that are hand made. For Takayuki Iwai, it is quality first.



Specifications:
Knife Type: Yanagiba
Steel Type: Blue Steel No.2 (Carbon Steel, Rust Prone)
HRC: 61-62
Blade Type: Single edged blade
Blade Length: 270mm (10.6")
Blade Height: 35mm (1.4")
Blade Thickness: 5mm
Handle Material: Shitan Rosewood Handle
Ferrule Material: Pakka wood
Handle Length: 138mm (5.4")
Weight: 181g (6.4 ounces)

Use & Care
- Do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or bones. The blade can chip or break.
- Hand wash with warm water and towel dry.
- Use a sharpening stone to maintain the sharpness of the blade.


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