BLACK GHOST 6.5″ Kiritsuke Bunka Santoku Knife – Hiba Ebony Wa Handle – Kurouchi G3 Super Carbon Steel [ 6.5” / 16.5cm]
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Currently in production. Approximate finish date is November -December 2022 and could take longer depending on the artisan. These are rare and super limited knives well worth the wait.
The BLACK GHOST Bunka is a versatile cutting tool capable of handling most basic kitchen cutting tasks. Santoku means “three virtues” in Japanese and is capable of slicing, dicing and mincing. Fit with a blade shape shorter in length but wider than a Western chef knife – the strength of the Santoku is its light weight and easy maneuverability. Professional chefs will choose a BLACK GHOST Bunka to handle both detailed and greater volumes of prepping to improve work efficiency. The kiritsuke blade tip excels at scoring vegetables and the skin of fish & poultry. For greater precision and speed this knife is for you.
WEIGHT: 153g / 5.4 oz
BLADE LENGTH: 16.5 cm / 6.5”
OVERALL LENGTH: 31 cm / 12.2”
BLADE HEEL THICKNESS: 3.5 mm
BLADE HEEL HEIGHT: 4.7 cm / 1.9”
* Right or Left hand users
G3 Steel Blade
Enjoy the superior edge retention and sharpness of a high carbon knife without the worry of rusting. Next generation G3 steel features the most recent advancements in metallurgy. Designed for the most demanding, high paced kitchen environments G3 eliminates the hassle of treating your knives each day to prevent stains and oxidation. With a hardness on the Rockwell scale of 60-61, they offer a rare combination of traditional Japanese high carbon knives with stainless steel properties.
Kurouchi refers to the speckled black finish on the upper section of the blade. More than any other finish it’s finish reflects the true process of knife making.
Hongasumi forging means the blades are forged only by our master artisans and receive the highest level of detail in finishing. Unmatched quality that can provide extra precision and preformance for demanding cooks and chefs.
Kikusumi BLACK GHOST knife is paired with our original Japanese wa Ebony & Hiba octagonal handle. Beautifully carved in an ergonomic octagonal shape that fits the hand comfortably and securely.
Crafted over months by our artisan to fit the blade snuggly and maintain ideal storage humidity, each knife comes with a protective wooden sheath called a “Saya” .
Carefully choses magnolia wood combined with an ebony wood pin completes the BLACK GHOST knife series.
Elevate your cooking with a handcrafted knife that forges beauty with performance together as one.