Hitohira TD Blue #2 Stainless Clad Kurouchi Honesuki Kaku 150mm Walnut Handle
The TD Blue #2 line is a perfect blade to get a taste of carbon steel without the full maintenance headache, thanks to the stainless cladding that protects most of the surface area from rust, while you can enjoy the long edge life and sharpness of blue #2 carbon steel.
We find this construction to be the best of both types of steel, and hope more people try out this amazing high-carbon steel! (one must keep clean and dry the whole blade often to prevent it from rusting, and a benign discolouration/patina will form regardless).
Honesuki is a boning knife specifically designed for, but not limited to, processing poultry. The sturdy and pointy tip allows the user to be more precise and waste less, and the protruding heel means you can use it for separating cartilage with ease. If you are comfortable getting a whole chicken, or larger cuts of pork or lamb from the butcher to make it exactly how you want it, this is a great knife to have around.
Brand: Hitohira ひとひら (一片)
Producing Area: Sanjo-Niigata/ Japan
Profile: Honesuki Kaku
Steel Type: Carbon Steel
Steel: Yasuki Blue (Aogami) #2, Soft Stainless Clad
Handle: Walnut & Bird's Eye Maple Ferrule Octagonal
Total Length: 290mm
Edge Length: 154mm
Handle to Tip Length: 166mm
Blade Height: 39mm
Handle Length: 124mm
Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous