This Office knife, also called Petty knife, is a typical Japanese cooking tool used on a daily basis for all smaller, precise cutting tasks in the kitchen: Peeling, pitting fruit, chopping herbs, creating garnishes. Once you start using it, you'll always want it within reach.
The blade is VG10 steel with a hammered finish, and the compressed wood handle was based of the occidental model, which is more comfortable for certain people.
This is an ambidextrous knife with a 50/50 blade angle.
Terukazu Takamura is a third generation blacksmith operating from the renowned city of Takefu.
Takamura Hamono, in the Takefu Knife Village of Echizen, in the Fukui prefecture in Japan, was started by Isamu Takamura, right after the war. Today, the manufacture is ran by his grandson Terukazu Takamura and the blacksmiths still oversea each and every step of the knife making process.
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|Country of origin||Japan|
|Material||VG10 Stainless steel|
|Rockwell hardness||HRC 61|