Aogami Blue Steel, 240mm/9.45in
Yanagiba / Sushi Knife
Japanese Magnolia (Wood) + Water Buffalo Horn, Octagonal shape
Handmade in Japan
– This product is for cooking. Please do not use for the other purposes.
Fusachika Special Grade, Yanagiba Sushi Knife, Steel 240mm/9.45in
Fusachika Professional Chef Knife Series is top grade Japanese chef knives made for professionals. Finest materials are processed by craftsmen 100% handmade in Japan. Their craftsmanship enables highest cutting performances and it lasts long.
Knives of Fusachika are made by the factory making Toshu knife series. The factory has highest technique called "Edo-togi" grind, which makes knife sharpest among Japanese knives. They applied their techniques to professional knives that are made mainly for professional chefs. Therefore, the knives have single edge which is the traditional style of Japanese chef knives and which cut better than double-edged knives.
Products of Fusachika Professional Chef Knife Series
This Sushi knife has blade length of 240mm/9.45in which is a basic size of Sushi knives (or it’s called “Yanagiba” among Japanese chefs). This length is suitable for both professional and home uses. This type of knives are specializing for a slicing of fish for sushi and sashimi. Its length and shape of the blade allows to slice through an ingredient with extremely a long stroke, which prevent cut ends of ingredients from being squashy due to multiple strokes. Handle is designed in higher grade style for authentic chef knives; octagonal cut wood handle made of Japanese Magnolia, finished by genuine Water Buffalo horn.This knife belongs to Special Grade Steel Series, which is made of Aogami blue steel-I. It is the finest material for chef knives. It's extremely hard (therefore extremely sharp) but sticky enough to avoid chip in blade. These features enables long lasting cutting performance, so blue steel-I is beloved by professional chefs. Knife types in this category are Sushi knives (Yanagiba) and Fillet knives (Deba).