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Hitohira FJ VG-1 Yanagiba 240mm Pakka Handle

$210.00

The FJ line is known for consistently impressing customers with exceptional performance at an affordable price point. We love this line of blade for its quality ura-sharpening and finish, shown in the exceptionally thin, consistent silhouette along the edge and the spine. This detail exemplifies the skill of the craftsmen/sharpener, as it is not an easy feat to pull this off on a mono-steel stainless blade. However, this painstaking work is done so that the users will find it very easy to sharpen. Furthermore, a notched choil allows for comfortable grip, a great detail also difficult to find in stainless steel single bevel blades. 

The FJ VG-1 line of single bevel knives are known for being highly efficient and durable workhorse knives. Ideal for first time owners of single bevel knives who want a high performance blade without the maintenance hassle associated with carbon steel. The Pakka handle creates a heavier feel in the hand, resulting in a more stable feel for those more acquainted with Western-style handles. 

A Yanagiba is a traditional Japanese fish slicing blade that is single-sided (bevelled), often simply referred to as a “sushi knife.” These slicers may not be as versatile as its double-sided cousin, Sujihiki, but when it comes to pure slicing tasks of boneless protein (and not just fish), a well-sharpened Yanagiba is unmatched in performance. It is a great addition for any cooks working with sashimi and other delicate, raw seafoods.

Brand: Hitohira ひとひら
Producing Area: Seki-Gifu/ Japan
Profile: Yanagiba
Size: 240mm
Steel Type: Stainless Steel
Steel: Mono VG-1
Handle: Pakka Western
Total Length: 368mm
Edge Length: 242mm
Handle to Tip Length: 249mm
Blade Height: 34mm
Thickness: 2.6mm
Handle Length: 120mm
Weight: 177g
Hand Orientation: Right-Handed

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