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  • ROOIJ Ginsan Nakiri 165mm MA2-N16W
  • ROOIJ Ginsan Nakiri 165mm MA2-N16W

ROOIJ Ginsan Nakiri 165mm MA2-N16W

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Nakiri • 165 mm • Ginsan #3 nashiji finish • Japanese octagonal handle • Walnut • vfor right- and lefthanded use

Elwin de Veld about his Ginsan series

Tanaka san makes his knives completely by hand and finishes them with a raw nashiji look. He gives the blade more height ( and more weight ) which will give you a lot of hand space while cutting. The knife performs as a ROOIJ should perform: stable, feedback and a razor sharp edge. The three layered steel is thinned by hand on the kaiten toshi ( water wheel ) and connected to a octagonal classic Japanese handle. 

GINSAN /Gingami No.3 ("Silver Paper No.3”) / Gin#3 ("Silver#3") / Ginsan-kō ("Silver 3 Steel")

Gingami No. 3, known as ginsan steel silver steel (manufactured by Hitachi Metals Ltd.) is a semi stainless steel. It has a very fine structure, which can be maintained easily and can be sharpened to extreme sharpness. Hitachi steel factory disigned silver to position it next to the well known VG10 steel, same characteristics, but a little less chrome and more refinement. The ginsan silver steel becomes more and more popular with home cooks and professionals.

Elwin de Veld about the Rooij knives

A Rangelrooij knife has to have it's own identity. Now in 2019, I am a knife sharpener for 25 years, I have sharpened many knives. I think as a knife sharpener, I have held many models and brands in my hands. A knife from Rangelrooij has to have it's own identity. Now, speaking in 2019, day in day out  knives went through my hands, probably I have seen a big part of all chef knives. No, a ROOIJ knife  is not a new invention of a knife, it's a process of experience, listening to the end user and negotiate with the knife maker. Our highly skilled knifemakers in Japan are doing an awesome job. We are so proud at this collaboration.  All our knowledge, experience and passion come together in our ROOIJ knives. Arigato gozaimasu.

The rating of this product is 5 out of 5

Gerard Jore |

De Rooij Ginsan serie is geweldig. De term schoonheid door imperfectie is heel erg passend. De imperfectie komt tot uiting in de beide clads die stoer, rauw en uniek ogen met een mooie Nashiji finish. Het mes is vlijmscherp en vergt nauwelijks onderhoud. Persoonlijk vind ik het WA heft erg fijn in de hand liggen.
Ik ben inmiddels de gelukkige en trotse bezitter van een Sujihiki, een Petty, een Nakiri en een Gyuto. Er staan nog wel een paar uit deze serie op mijn verlanglijstje. Ik ben er heel blij mee.

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