Hitohira Futana SB Kuro Tsuchime Petty 135mm Cherry Wood Handle
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The Futana series is a great series for anyone getting into Japanese kitchen knives for elegant aesthetics and beautifully finished wooden handles. The S3 line features a fully stainless blade for ease of maintenance, whereas the SB line boasts Blue Super carbon steel that will hold an incredible edge for a long while (one must keep clean and dry it often to prevent it from rusting, however).
We highly recommend the Futana blades as gifts for culinary students, professional cooks, young professionals moving into their first apartment, newlyweds, and more!
A petty (utility) knife probably gets used most often after your all-purpose knives. It can be used to cut small fruits, vegetables, and even some smaller cuts of meats (and many many more things, like cutting through plastic wrapping from a grocery trip!) If you have one, for a quick meal for two, you may just get it done without a chef's knife.
Brand: Hitohira ひとひら
Steel: Yasuki Blue (Aogami) Super, Soft Stainless Clad
Handle: Cherry Wood & Ebony Ferrule Octagonal
Total Length: 276mm
Edge Length: 140mm
Handle to Tip Length: 150mm
Blade Height: 29mm
Handle Length: 124mm
Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous