Tosa Blue 1 Nakiri 165mm
Tosa Blue 1 Nakiri 165mm
Tosa Blue 1 Nakiri 165mm
Tosa Blue 1 Nakiri 165mm
Tosa Blue 1 Nakiri 165mm
Tosa Blue 1 Nakiri 165mm
Tosa Blue 1 Nakiri 165mm
Tosa Blue 1 Nakiri 165mm
Tosa Blue 1 Nakiri 165mm
Tosa Blue 1 Nakiri 165mm
Tosa Blue 1 Nakiri 165mm
Tosa Blue 1 Nakiri 165mm

Tosa Blue 1 Nakiri 165mm

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Knife Information

Tosa knives are known for their hammer forged technique known as Warikomi, where a glowing piece of cladding is split and the core cutting edge inserted, then forged together by hand. It is a complicated process that requires a high level of finesse and competence. Their factory is located in Tosa, Japan, a famous area for tool and knifemaking. 

These Tosa Slicers are paired with a economical Walnut and plastic ferrule handle, a low maintenance, low cost handle which can easily be removed and upgraded at a later date. 

Best paired with camellia oil, wooden saya and a 1000/6000 whetstone

Steel Breakdown

Blue Steel is a traditional, high-carbon steel made by Hitachi Metals in Japan. It is the favourite steel of many knife makers and chefs across the world for it’s fantastic edge holding ability, toughness, and ease of sharpening. It contains few stainless elements, and as such will develop a patina, and develop rust spots if left wet after use. It requires a little more care and maintenance than something like VG-10 (Stainless Steel), so consider this when purchasing a Blue Steel knife as your first Japanese knife.

Specifications
Style: Nakiri
Blade Length: 165mm
Overall Length: 330mm
Weight: 162g
Blade Height @ Heel: 54mm
Bevel: Double Bevel
Spine Thickness @ Heel: 3.5mm
Spine Thickness @ Mid: 1.2mm
Spine Thickness 1cm from tip: 1mm
Blade Material: Blue 1 Core Carbon Clad, Kurouchi Finish
Handle Material: Oval Walnut with Plastic Ferrule
HRC: 63

Customer Reviews

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James

Great value knife, needed a bit of sharpening but came up good.

J
James

Great value knife, needed a bit of sharpening but came up good.

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Brody Daniels
Great little knife

First look at it you think it should belong In a museum, this gnarly black carbon knife old looking wooden handle, but this knife is awesome. Holds its edge well, love it. Cheers guys

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Brody Daniels
Great little knife

First look at it you think it should belong In a museum, this gnarly black carbon knife old looking wooden handle, but this knife is awesome. Holds its edge well, love it. Cheers guys