【Tsukiji Aritsugu】 Kuro-uchi Nakiri, Blue Steel No,2, 165mm, Nakiri

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【Specifications】
Brand : Aritsugu
Knife Type:Nakiri (Kuro-uchi finish)
Steep Type:Blue Steel No,2 
Blade length:165mm
The place of production:Japan

【What is Nakiri knife?】
Deba knives were originally made for filleting a fish but nowadays we mainly use them for filleting a fish and cutting meat.

【 Blue Steel (Blue Paper Steel)】
Blue paper steel is one of the most expensive steel for making Japanese knives. 
The biggest characteristic of blue steel is that the excellence at edge retention and sharpness. 

【Kurouchi finish】
About Kuro-uchi (Black hammering )finish It can have blackened surface by quenching, then the blackened blade part is shaved off, but still leaving the sides black. It has no elegance of a polished finish, actually it has a bumpy, rugged look to it, yet the advantage of being less prone to rust than a polished finish is remarkable.

【Aritsugu(有次)】
Aritsugu is one of the oldest knife store in Japan.
Aritsugu was initially established as Japanese knife "Katana" shop by Aritsugu Fujiwara
They have more than 450 years of history and they use sword-making techniques to make knives.

【Caution】
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. 
・You cannot put your name on this branded knife. 

【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. 
If we have no stock for the item, We will let you know immediately.