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Kei Kobayashi SG2 Damascus Petty 150mm

$245.00 USD

Specifications

Style: Petty
Blade Length: 150mm
Overall Length: 255mm
Weight: 90g
Blade Height @ Heel: 28mm
Bevel: Double Bevel
Spine Thickness @ Mid: 1.6mm
Blade Material: SG2 Core, Stainless Damascus Clad
Handle Material: Walnut Octagon w/Maple Ferrule
HRC: ~64

 

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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 SG2, also known as R2 steel, is a high-end, powdered metallurgy stainless steel and one of the finest knife-making steels available in Japan. It is a favourite of many for its exceptional hardness and edge retention. Its fine, uniform grain structure enables razor-sharp edges, all the while holding an edge for much longer than Carbon steel knives, without needing to be concerned about rust appearing.

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

Kei Kobayashi

After sharpening many knives for some of the top Japanese Blacksmiths, Kobayashi-San decided to create his own kitchen knives. His knife range is now among the most popular in Japan. These are true lasers, extremely thin, light, and use SG2 as the core steel.

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Knife Care

This knife is made with a stainless steel and is easy going and low on maintenance. It has high chromium content, meaning it is generally considered safe to leave wet on the board for short periods of time. is still best practice to not leave this knife to air dry as it's stain-less not stain-none! Wipe down after washing the knife and store away from any sources of moisture. 

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Dmitriy Babichev

Kei Kobayashi SG2 Damascus Petty 150mm

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Masterpiece out of the box

This knife is a masterpiece. Its light as a feather, in fact when you use it you don't even feel like you holding anything in your hands, well balanced and beautifully crafted. Its so beautiful that I just stared at it for over a week before using it. One of my favourite knife so far. Laser sharp out of the box, must be used with extreme caution! respect this knife and you have a companion for life. The service and speed of shipping by Chefs Edge was faultless... then again, they are Aussies, they get everything right.