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Sujihiki • 240 mm • pakka • Molybdenum • western handle • for right hand use
The new 16 Chrome Molybdenum steel in this line increases edge retention, rust resistance and is easy to sharpen. Sub zero treated blades give added edge life and durability and the water resistant wood handles are comfortable and easy to grip. The curved handles, blade design and center balance will not tire your hand even after long hours of use.
Misono was established in 1935, and the company has been kept a small, exclusively family-owned business for decades. The company began as a kitchen tool blade maker for vegetable peelers. Today Misono is Japan’s oldest Western-style knife maker, with only fifty workers producing 150,000 knives a year. While many larger companies send knives to other manufacturers to have specialists make different parts of a knife, Misono produces 100% of their knives in house with extreme attention to detail for quality assurance. Misono’s production process is very similar to that of traditional Japanese style knives, as they are largely made by hand. Misono ensures long-lasting edge retention for professional use by using hard steel and hand finished sharpening. To guarantee that all Misono knives are of the highest quality, knives do not leave the company without passing several levels of inspections.