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Gesshin Stainless 150mm Wa-Petty

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  • The Gesshin Stainless 150mm Wa-Petty is an exclusive item for Japanese Knife Imports. A new complement to our Gesshin Stainless 210mm and 240mm Wa-Gyutos, these wa-petties will be great for in-hand work and on-board work with smaller ingredients. The steel is AUS-8 at about 58-59 HRC, so it will sharpen easily and have very good toughness (resistance to chipping). It is also relatively thin behind the edge, so it will move through food pretty easily, with very little wedging. The neck of the knife is a bit longer, helping to make the pinch grip a bit more comfortable. The handle is an American cherry oval handle, with an inner copper ring for stability over time. It also comes with a ho wood saya, which features a very useful feature... the pin is attached by a string.

    We hope this knife serves you well. We think it will make a great first Japanese knife, a good workhorse for home cooks and professionals alike, and will provide a very nice balance of cutting performance with ease of use and care

    * These knives are sharpened prior to shipping.

    • Knife Type: Petty
    • Steel Type: AUS-8 Stainless
    • Handle Type: Oval American Cherry
    • Construction Type: Mono-Steel
    • Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous
    • Handle Length: 109mm
    • Handle Height: 23.22mm
    • Handle Width: 19.76mm
    • Handle to Tip Length: 162mm
    • Heel to Tip Length: 148mm
    • Width of Spine at Middle: 1.42mm
    • Width of Spine 1cm from the Tip: 0.50mm
    • Width of Spine at Handle: 1.54mm
    • Width of Spine above Heel: 1.59mm
    • Blade Thickness 1/2 way between the Spine and Edge: 1.13mm
    • Blade Height at Heel: 33mm
    • Weight: 61g

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