Shiro Kamo White 2 Damascus Sujihiki 270mm

$339.00 AUD


Style: Sujihiki
Blade Length: 270mm
Overall Length: 420mm
Weight: 127g
Blade Height @ Heel: 40mm
Bevel: Double Bevel
Spine Thickness @ Heel: 2.2mm
Spine Thickness @ Mid: 1.2mm
Spine Thickness 1cm from tip: 0.8mm
Blade Material: Shirogami 2 with Damascus Clad
Handle Material: Octagon Walnut w/Pakkawood Bolster
HRC: 62




Blade Type

The Sujihiki knife, a traditional Japanese slicer, is designed for carving and fileting. With its long, narrow blade, typically ranging from 240mm to 330mm, it excels in creating clean, smooth cuts through meat and fish. Its length ensures long, uninterrupted strokes, making it perfect for precise slicing tasks.

Steel Type

Japanese White Steel #2, a traditional high-carbon steel, is cherished for its purity and fine grain structure, enabling razor-sharp edges, at the cost of being reactive. It is one of the easiest steels to sharpen, but cannot be left wet for even short periods otherwise rust spots can occur. If you’re fastidious in your knife maintenance, this knife can steel can be extremely rewarding to use.

Recommended Maintenance

Store it in a dry environment using magnetic strips, knife rolls, or sayas. Avoid hitting hard or frozen objects and twisting the blade while cutting. These knives are not dishwasher safe. Clean with hot water and a soft cloth, and dry immediately after use to prevent rust spots on the high carbon steel. For more information please read the blog below.


Shiro Kamo

Shiro Kamo is the working President of the Takefu Knife Village Cooperative, he was awarded the ‘Master of Traditional Crafts’ at the young age of 45. His knives feature consistently even and thin grinds, clean blade finishes and fantastic attention to detail, not to mention the cutting performance to match.

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Knife Care

This knife is made from a high-carbon steel and as such, will require a little more care than a regular off-the-shelf knife. It must be dried shortly after use, as prolonged exposure to moisture can cause rust spots to appear. A very light coat of oil during storage also helps to prevent rust spots. A patina (colouration and seasoning of the steel) will occur with use.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Kyle Baglole
Beautiful knife, not for everyone

I love this knife. Its first cut was through a large brisket and it cut like butter. It is very reactive though. If you are unfamiliar with carbon knives then I wouldn’t recommend. With just one cut through meat, a patina almost instantly formed. Definitely the most reactive carbon I have, but with proper care you’ll be fine.