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Hatsukokoro Kumokage Blue 2 Kurouchi Damascus Petty 150mm

$141.00 USD $127.00 USD

 Specifications

Style: Petty
Blade Length: 150mm
Overall Length: 280mm
Weight: 90g
Blade Height @ Heel: 34mm
Bevel: Double Bevel
Spine Thickness @ Heel: 2.8mm
Spine Thickness @ Mid: 2mm
Spine Thickness 1cm from tip: mm
Blade Material: Blue 2 Core (Pre-etched), Soft Iron Kurouchi Damascus Clad
Handle Material: Octagon Bubinga
HRC: 62

 

 

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Blade Type

The Petty knife, a quintessential tool in Japanese cuisine, is a smaller utility knife used for precise, delicate tasks. Often considered a smaller sibling to the chef's knife, it excels in hand-held tasks like peeling, trimming, and intricate cutting. Its versatility makes it an essential for detailed culinary work.

Steel Type

Japanese Blue Steel #2, or "Aogami" #2, is a revered high-carbon steel alloyed with low amounts of chromium and tungsten. It strikes an excellent balance between durability, edge retention, and ease of sharpening. Slightly more ductile than Blue #1, it's widely used in crafting traditional Japanese knives, beloved by chefs for its resilience and sharpness, albeit is slightly softer than Blue 1.

Recommended Maintenance

Store it in a dry environment using magnetic strips, knife rolls, or sayas. Avoid hitting hard or frozen objects and twisting the blade while cutting. These knives are not dishwasher safe. Clean with hot water and a soft cloth, and dry immediately after use to prevent rust spots on the high carbon steel. For more information please read the blog below.

Introducing

Hatsukokoro

Hatsukokoro is a brand comprised of knives from some of the best artisans in Japan. Think Yoshikane, Myojin, Yauji, and many more. The creative force behind the Hatsukokoro brand is clearly doing something right turning out outstanding quality and incredible designs with thick spine tapers, unique tsuchime and damascus patterns, with the use of cutting edge (no pun intended) materials. An instantly popular brand, and with very good reason.

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Knife Care

This knife is made from a high-carbon steel and as such, will require a little more care than a regular off-the-shelf knife. It must be dried shortly after use, as prolonged exposure to moisture can cause rust spots to appear. A very light coat of oil during storage also helps to prevent rust spots. A patina (colouration and seasoning of the steel) will occur with use. 

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Marcos Munné Ribas

In love with this knife, is like a little gyuto, fantastic shape, geometry and handle ergonomy...the blade & the wood finish is beautiful...the cutting experience is outstanding.

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Mitchell Allen
Amazing Petty Knife

Definitely my new favourite knife, absolutely beautiful & the craftsmanship is outstanding.