HITOHIRA NM Damascus Nakiri 165mm Rosewood Handle
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NM line is made from forged VG-1 stainless steel with various finishes. NM refers to the first two letters of the two makers responsible for the blade. The steel feels incredibly finely grained, no doubt thanks to the hand-forging, and we found that it offers great edge at around #1000 - #3000, with maximum edge retention.
Usage: NM line has a very slightly hollow ground wide bevels, making these knives extremely thin behind the edge, yet they maintain good thickness on the spine for stability. We recommend these knives for both experienced users and beginners with practicality and performance in mind. For those with fewer experiences using high-performance knives, please first use it very slowly with gentle pressure to avoid small chips along the edge.
Nakiri is a versatile blade that excels in processing large amounts of vegetables and the rectangular shape is also very useful to pick up all the chopped bits!
Brand: HITOHIRA ひとひら
Producing Area: Echizen-Fukui/ Japan
Steel Type: Stainless Steel
Steel: VG-1, Stainless Damascus Clad
Handle: Rosewood & Pakka Ferrule Right Handed D-Shape
Total Length: 306mm
Edge Length: 160mm
Handle to Tip Length: 178mm
Blade Height: 52mm
Handle Length: 126mm
Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous