Kumagoro Petty Knife 150mm Damascus
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This Kumagoro Petty Damascus Knife is a utility or paring knife that is ideal for small, delicate work that a chef’s knife can’t handle. Petty knives can vary in size from 75mm to 210mm, with the 150mm being the most common. The Damascus steel used to craft this knife is made by...
The Damascus steel used to craft this knife is made by cladding a hard core with a softer steel. This Santoku Knife’s blade is made using ZA-18 Cobalt Steel from the Aichi Steel Company as the core, along with a 73 layers of AUS-2 Stainless Steel, to create a most beautiful knife.
Japanese knives are only sharpened on one side, either right- or left-handed; this one is right-handed.
This Kumagoro knife has a traditional D-shaped handle, made from Baked Chestnut that is intended to fit comfortably into the curve of the fingers as they curl around the handle when gripping the knife. When held properly, the handle stabilizes the grip and gives better control.
Kumagoro brand knives are handmade, so they can vary in size and thickness. Unevenness in finish can occur.
Handle Length - 115mm
Handle Width - 20mm
Handle to Tip Length - 158mm
Chin to Tip Length - 153mm
Blade Height at Chin - 29mm
Width of Spine at Handle - 1.52mm
Width of Spine above Chin - 1.44mm
Width of Spine at Middle - 1.23m
Width of Spine 1cm from the tip - .58m
Weight- 56.7 g (2.0 oz.)