Kikusumi BLACK GHOST 7” Kyogata Nakiri Knife – Hiba Ebony Wa Handle Japanese G3 Steel Kurouchi Finish
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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.
Kyogata Nakiri knife has a uniquely shaped blade that makes it optimal for preparing vegetables. The blade is wide from heel to tip so it can process vegetables evenly and with a variety of motions that allow the blade to do most of the work. . Whether pushing the knife down and forward or using the Japanese katsura peeling motion, the BLACK GHOST Kengata Nakiri makes it easy with its thin, sharp and solid blade. Kyogata is differs from regular nakiri in that the front end is slanted and a unique Kyoto version. This nakiri knife is a must have in kitchens processing large amounts of vegetables and fruit for smoothies, soups and salads For preparing fruit and vegetables the BLACK GHOST Kyogata Nakiri is a remarkably consistent and precise tool to own with a beautiful look and feel that inspires.
WEIGHT: 235g / 8.3 oz
BLADE LENGTH: 18 cm / 7.0”
OVERALL LENGTH: 35 cm / 13.8”
BLADE HEEL THICKNESS: 4 mm
BLADE HEEL HEIGHT: 6.0 cm / 2.4”
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.