Masahi Damascus Nakiri Knife by Niwaki
- Hand Forged SLD Steel
- Charred Chestnut
- Blade Length: 180mm
- Total Length: 310mm
Handle Japanese knives carefully – the steel is brittle.
The Masahi Damascus Nakiri Knife is an extraordinarily beautiful kitchen knife from a young blacksmith in Sanjo City, Niigata. Masashi’s knives are light, beautifully balanced, and a joy to use.
This knife has a Damascus SLD steel blade, a charred chestnut handle, and a resin ferrule. SLD steel from Hitachi benefits from a high carbon content that holds its edge well, is tough, easy to sharpen and maintain, and with a 12% chromium content is very nearly stainless. It’s laminated to an outer cladding of 15-layered Damascus stainless steel, creating a blade of breathtaking beauty.
Made in Japan by Niwaki
Niwaki, which means ‘garden tree’ in Japanese, is a UK based company which produces some of the finest Japanese secateurs, snips and other tools for the home and garden. Niwaki was founded in 1997 by Jake Hobson after taking a trip to Japan to celebrate the cherry blossom season, Hanami Festival.
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