Funayuki, White Steel No,2, 16.5cm(6.49inch), Indigo knife
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【Specifications】 Knife Type：Petty Steep Type：White Steel No,2 Blade length：16.5cm（6.49inch) Handle Material：Cypress(Hinoki) Handle Coating：Indigo Dye ＋ Waterproof coating The place of production：Japan（Blade and Assembling : Oosaka, Handle : Tokushima）
【What is Funayuki knife?】 Once upon a time, when fishermen went out to fish by small boats, they couldn't carry every tool, so they started to carry only one knife, which was completely versatile to dismantle fish effectively. It is thinner and lighter than a regular fish knife (De-ba). Also perfect for fishingtrip/camping/touring/outdoors in nowadays as well. This knife has evolved into an all-purpose knife for cooking dismantle or cut small fish as well as for meat/veggies/fruits as the same with Santoku knife.
【White Steel No,2】 White steel is made from finely grained carbon steel that lacks a lot of contaminants within the iron, meaning that knives made from white, high-carbon steel are able to sharpen into a razor-like edge. It’s also called white paper #2 or Hitachi White #2 steel; and is made up of Carbon:1.05 to 1.15%. It is in fact a quite popular steel for high end Japanese cutlery.
【What is Indigo Knife ?】 Indigo Knife is the combination of Sakai blade and Indigo dyed handle. Indigo dye has odor eliminating and antibacterial effects well. So if you are looking for a life-time knife, This is one of the best.
【Caution】 ・Waterproof coating might be peeled off by a deep sense of shock. ・Cutting very hard or frozen stuff might cause the nick in the blade ・Do not burn the blade with fire. ・Do not wash this with dishwasher ・Try to dry the blade after washing it each time.
【Shipping and delivery】 We usually create the knife after receiving the order. So it usually takes one week to prepare. The estimated delivery date depends on where you live.