ZHEN - Nakiri Hammered Surface 67-Layer Damascus Knife Blank 6-5/8" L x 5/64" T (170mm x 1.8mm)
Make your own custom Nakiri Knife with this blank. The thin rectangular blade of the Nakiri Knife excels in delicate vegetable chores. The curvature in the blade allows for a smooth rocking action....
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Our ZHEN Hammered Surface Damascus Nakiri Knife Blank is forged in Japan utilizing years of knowledge and skill in knife making and technology and then imported to Taiwan. The blade is made by forge welding 66 layers of steel together around a single core layer of VG – 10 stainless steel (HRC60-62), which creates a high quality blade. Each blade has its own unique pattern on its surface and an edge that remains extremely sharp over an extended period of time. The hammered surface or tsuchime finish acts like a series of hollow-ground cavities while reducing drag, allowing the food to release from the blade surface while slicing. Designed with the professional cook in mind, this knife makes a great gift for the cook in your family. Hone your blades with a steel or ceramic rod weekly to keep them sharp. We recommend sharpening your blades with a whetstone at an angle of 15°-20°. Blade length is 6-5/16", with an overall length of 11-1/2". Handle material is sold separately.
CAUTION: DO NOT chop bone or use knife on a hard surface like a glass cutting board, tile, or granite. Hand wash your blades with gentle dish soap, rinse clean and towel dry immediately.
- Knife blade blank ONLY; handle material sold separately
- Customize your knife blade by choosing from myriad woods to make the handle yourself
- Crafted from 66 layers of Japanese Damascus steel
- Hammered tsuchime finish acts like a series of hollow-ground cavities reducing drag
- VG – 10 steel core with a Rockwell hardness of HRC60-62
- Maintains an extremely sharp edge for a long period of time
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Craft custom knives for your favorite chef or yourself with Woodcraft’s new ZHEN Premium Damascus Knife Kits and Knife Scale Stock. Designed with the professional chef in mind, ZHEN Knives are the perfect gift for anyone who enjoys cooking, whether an amateur or professional, and making the high quality knives is easy with these kits. Years of Japanese knife making skill and technology go into forging the knife blades in these kits.