The blade for this knife is beveled on one side only and is designed to slice sashimi (raw fish meat) and sushi. The Kanetsugu’s sashimi knives are forged with molybdenum stainless steel, which is highly rust resistant and durable, making the maintenance easier compared to traditional carbon steel blades. The Kanetsugu series are recommended knife for anyone who would like to start using traditional Japanese style knives.
Blade steel: Molybdenum stainless steel
Blade length: 9.5″ – 10.5″ depending on size
Overall length: 14.75″ – 16.25″ depending on size
Overall weight: 0.40lbs
Blade bevel: One side
As with all the knives I sell, it’s not dishwasher safe, need to wash and dry after each use. I recommend applying Camelia oil regularly to maintain a rust free blade and edge.
Demand sometimes exceeds available stock. And being high quality handmade knives, there is always a possibility that the knife on backorder. Shipments come once a month from Japan. You will be informed accordingly. I will pay for the shipping cost incur on anything backorder.