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ZUIUN Utility Knife (150mm)

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ZUIUN Utility Knife (150mm)
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This utility knife is versatile but really shines when it comes to smaller food items like shallots or vegetables. It’s a 100th-anniversary model that celebrates the union of traditional swordsmith techniques and new technology. The stainless steel blade is double-edged, making its cut ultra-precise. The hamaguri (clam-shaped) blade is inspired by samurai swords to guarantee sharpness and durability. Finally, the stunning marbled pattern of the blade and sophisticated easy-to-grip wooden handle seals the deal of this second-to-none kitchen knife. Get ready to feel the difference in every chop, slice, and cut!

About the Maker

For more than 170 years, Kanetsugu has been renowned for their Samurai sword craftsmanship. Since 1849 their traditions have been passed down through legendary bladesmiths. When the demand for Samurai swords fell after 1870, Kanetsugu shifted their focus to kitchen knives but were sure to continue incorporating their passed-down skills. This is shown through their unique hamaguri (clam-shaped) blade which ensures razor sharpness as well as durability. Overall, the combination of cutting-edge (pun intended) technology, commitment to tradition, and master craftsmen results in an elegant powerful knife that is second to none.

Details

  • Size: Full Length: 280mm (11.02") Blade Length: 150mm (5.90") Blade Width: 30mm (1.18")
  • Material: SPG2 Damascus Steel, Laminated Reinforced Wood
  • Made in Japan

This item is handcrafted by craftsmen in Japan

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