KATURA AUS10 Tsuchime 45 Layer Damascus Steel 15 cm Petty Knife + Walnut Handle
KATURA STEEL KNIFE COLLECTION
Katura is a knife for those who love the craftsmanship and values of the artisan tradition. In Japan craftspoeple are called shokunin. The mastery of the skills set of their craft is applied to a material with pride, a sense of spirit whose aim is to benefit the general welfare of the people. KATURA captures the best qualities of that spirit in a knife that is authentically artisan in every detail. It offers the cook a remarkably precise cutting tool with a contemporary, refined aesthetic The stainless steel knife blade has a core of premium AUS10 steel with 45 layers of Damascus steel folded over top. The mark of the craftsmen is left one by one as the blades are finished with a unique hammered finish called tsuchime. The hammered finish also helps food to release from the blade while cutting. Fitted with Kikusumi OCTO handles handmade from premium walnut wood. The ergonomic OCTO handles positions the hand to optimally control the blades while staying comfortable and slip-free.
Petty Knife Uses:
Larger than a paring knife yet smaller most other knives, the KATURA Petty is ideal for small to medium-sized cutting tasks. Its blade length and pointed tip make it skilled at sectioning citrus fruits and stemming vegetables.. Its small size OCTO handle fits comfortably in the hand allowing it to excel at peeling root vegetables and fruit. Ideal knuckle clearance makes the KATURA Petty great for chopping or slicing fine herbs on a cutting board using a straight forward motion. The KATURA Petty knife blade is ultra-thin which allows it to excel at jobs that require agility and precision such as stemming and seeding peppers, thinly slicing garlic, or cutting shallots into tiny dice. The ergonomic handle and razor sharp blade are fitted seamlessly making the KATURA Petty knife one you can work with comfortably all day.
WEIGHT: 83 g / 2.9 oz
BLADE LENGTH: 150 mm / 6″
OVERALL LENGTH: 240 mm / 9.5″
BLADE HEEL THICKNESS: 2 mm / 0.08″
BLADE HEEL HEIGHT: 30 mm / 1.2″
ORIGIN: Seki Japan
BLADE: AUS 10 Stainless Steel
FINISH: Polishied 45 Layer Damascus + Tsuchime Hammer Finish
HANDLE: Walnut (natural wax waterproofing)
COLLAR: Black Pakkawood
FINER DETAILS: Yakkin Logo on Handle End + 3 Etchings on Blade (KATURA, Logo, Seki)