[MINAMOTO-IZUMIMASA] Usuba hocho (Nakiri) 180mm For home use [MIM151503]
Our Selling Price: 8,000JPY (not include VAT & TAX)
Usuba hocho is a suitable for cutting vegetables. Usuba hocho is same as an Azumagata. But these are shorter than Azumagata. Azumagata Usuba hocho used by eastern Japan region, for example Tokyo (Edo). There is a central of Japanese in several hundred years. This 180mm edge is a shorter than professional's Usuba hocho. But if you want to use at home, this is the best size. It depends on kitchen size or your hand size. We recommend that you use the same size at the same time as Santoku.
This kitchen knife is making the body in a traditional way that is bonded to soft iron and steel. White paper No.2 steel is very hard, so you can cut well. Simply because it is a general manufacturing method, you will notice that the technical capabilities of MINAMOTO-IZUMIMASA is stand out.
It is edged many times in the manufacturing process, this knife is to remove the distortion many times. Blade straight, and even more attractive your food thoroughly.
What is "Haze Polish"? The haze is a border of soft iron and steel. It will appear by sharpen perfectly the body that has been forged in the forge welding and high technology. Haze Polish is a designation given to only the more technical and beautifully.
For example use a white steel material, these knives will have a performance very close to the kitchen knife for professional. However, finish is simplified sharpening and distortion removal compared with kitchen knife for professional. You can experience the performance of MINAMOTO-IZUMIMASA.
After receiving an order, in order to produce, it will be necessity about 15 days for longest to send.
|Product List of MINAMOTO-IZUMIMASA|
|Product name||Edge material||Base material||Finish||Handle material|
|Mirror and cherry||White paper steel No.2||Mirror Polish||Octagon / Ebony|
|All blue paper with mirror||Blue paper steel No.2||Mirror Polish||Octagon / Ebony|
|All white paper||White paper steel No.2||Hon-yaki Polish||Octagon / Magnolia|
|Blue paper 16 or 32 layer||Blue paper steel No.2||Soft iron & steel||Genuine Haze Polish||Octagon / Ebony|
|Blue paper foged||Blue paper steel No.2||Soft iron||Genuine Haze Polish||Octagon / Magnolia|
|White paper foged||White paper steel No.2||Soft iron||Genuine Haze Polish||Round / Magnolia|
|For home use
|White paper steel No.2||Soft iron||Haze Polish||Round / Magnolia|
|SAVIN||V10 GOLD (Stainless)||SUS440||Genuine Haze Polish||Octagon / Magnolia|
|Silver paper foged||Silver paper steel No.3
|Stainless||Genuine Haze Polish||Octagon / Magnolia|
About a maker, MINAMOTO-IZUMIMASA = Matsuo edges factory ( SAKAI, OSAKA pref )
The top of master name is Yoshiaki Matsuo (photo). His skills gained from long experience are used in high-grade products. Kyohei Matsuo and Tsubasa Matsuo are Yoshiaki's cousin. They are also masters of kitchen knife griding.
* MATSUO edges factory has still a repertoire of size and material. If you want another material or another size, please let me know your request.
The notes on use about Usuba hocho 180mm For home use [MINANMOTO-IZUMIMASA]
* Please do not twist.
* Please do not use it for without vegetables and fruits.
* It rusts for a steel part. Please wipe after use well.
* Please grind with a whetstone, if it becomes difficult to cut.
* If edged tool oil is applied, it will last long more.
|Producing district||Sakai, Japan [MINAMOTO-IZUMIMASA = MATSUO edges factory]|
|Full Length||about 320mm = 12.60 inch|
|Edge length||180 mm =7.09 inch|
|Edge material||White paper steel No.2|