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Tsunehisa VG1 Petty 135mm

$67.00 USD

Specifications

Style: Petty
Blade Length: 135mm
Overall Length: 240mm
Weight: 60g
Blade Height @ Heel: 26mm
Bevel: Double Bevel
Spine Thickness @ Mid: 1.2mm
Blade Material: VG1, Stainless Clad
Handle Material: Western Pakka Wood

 

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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

VG1 steel, a high-end Japanese stainless steel, is renowned for its superior edge retention and sharpness. Enriched with carbon and chromium, it offers excellent corrosion resistance. The addition of cobalt, molybdenum, and vanadium enhances its hardness and durability, making VG1 steel ideal for crafting top-quality, long-lasting kitchen knives.

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

Tsunehisa

Tsunehisa is a collaborative brand of makers from Sakai, Tosa, and other famous knifemaking regions of Japan. These knives draw on the expertise of each region in relation to their particular steel types. For example, Tosa is known for their spectacular Ginsan, Sakai with carbon steels. The Tsunehisa brand represents exceptional value for money with fantastic fit and finish paired with the best knifemaking steels Japan has to offer.

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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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Gareth Nurse
Great little knife

Such a good little knife for when you need a little more control. Nice weight could use it all day