【Tsukiji Aritsugu】 Tokusei Usuba, White Steel No,2, Usuba

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【Specifications】
Brand : Aritsugu
Knife Type:Santoku
Steep Type:White Steel No,2 
Blade length:150mm,180mm,195mm,210mm,225mm,240mm
The place of production:Japan

【What is Usuba knife?】
A thin blade knife is specialised only for veggies. It is suitable for peeling veggies & fruits. (*For hard vegetables, get ‘Na-giri’ Veggie cut 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.

【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.