Hand forged knife Usuba 薄刃 包 丁 (Usuba).
Made in single copy in author's style. One of the main knives in professional Japanese kitchen is Usuba (Bocho). In literal translation Usuba means "thin". And indeed - the thinnest slices of vegetables sliced by it can be translucent into light. The knife performs its traditional task: cutting and chopping vegetables, fruits and herbs.
Master: George Waugh (France, 2018).
The blade is hand-forged from 150Cr14 high carbon steel (DIN Germany) and keeps sharp for a long time. The hand-forged traces on the blade give the knife a brutal look. The blade is double-sided (Ryoba) sharpened.
The handle is made of a stabilized maple burl with a spectacular pattern. The shape of the handle: classic Japanese octahedron. Installation of the blade is horsed deaf "Narrow Tang".
knife length 32,5 cm / 12,8”
blade length 17,5 cm / 6,8"
blade width 4,0 cm / 1,6"
blade thickness 3,0 mm / 0,11"
the weight of the knife 181 gr / 6,4 oz.
Ready and very sharp blade! The rest - do You, according to your taste and desire!
The age restriction is 18 years.
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