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Hon Kasumi Right-Handed Sashimi Hocho - 270mm

Hon Kasumi Right-Handed Sashimi Hocho - 270mm
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Product Description for Hon Kasumi Right-Handed Sashimi Hocho - 270mm

Maker: Hon Kasumi (click to see more by this maker)
Price: $154.00
Item num: 90574
Blade length: 10.60 in.
Total length: 15.50 in.
Blade width: 0.12 in.
Blade thickness: 1.27 in.
Item weight: 4.90 oz.
Shipment weight: 7.2 oz.
Blade: Single bevel white carbon steel forge-welded to wrought iron for an extremely hard (62 Rc) cutting edge that will be easy to maintain
Handle: Ho wood, known for its water resistant qualities, with buffalo horn ferrules
Description: Sashimi Hocho are used for slicing the raw fish (Sashimi) traditionally served by the Japanese. Also suitable for fine slicing of other meats. Both the handle and the blade are created specifically for right-handed use.
Traditional Japanese chef's knives differ from European styled knives in that they are sharpened with a bevel on only one side. The opposite side is slightly hollowed. Consequently, these knives can be honed to a sharper edge than can double bevel knives.
Hon Kasumi refers to the lamination process which creates the misty appearance of the lamination line between the two kinds of metal. These blades are hand forged from a combination of hard Shirogami Hagane 'white steel' forge-welded to a piece of Jigane 'wrought iron'. The most exacting standards as well as considerable time are required for this type of forge work. After forging, each blade is individually tempered to Rockwell 62 (very hard!) leaving a razor edge that is very easy to keep sharp.
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