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Jikko Nihonko Japanese Carbon Steel Sujihiki Knife

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Product Information

  • Brand:Jikko
  • Model:Sujihiki 240mm / 270mm (Honbazuke hand-honed edge)
  • Material:Blade: Japanese carbon steel, Handle: Composite wood
  • Product type:Sujihiki Knives
  • Country of origin:Japan (Sakai, Osaka)
  • 240 mm Sujihiki Knife:Overall length: 370 mm (Blade length 240 mm, Blade thickness 1.5 mm), Item weight (approx): 158 g, Shipping weight (approx): 260 g
  • 270 mm Sujihiki Knife:Overall length: 394 mm (Blade length 270 mm, Blade thickness 1.8 mm), Item weight (approx): 199 g, Shipping weight (approx): 300 g

Key Features

  • Available in 2 sizes.
  • Traditional Honbazuke hand-honed edge is ready to use.
  • Double edged blade (asymmetric bevel 80/20).
  • Reactive carbon steel knife.

Use & Care

  • Hand wash.
  • Keep it dry.
  • It will rust or disColor if not washed and dried carefully after use.

Background

Traditional knife-maker Jikko also known as Sakai Jikko was established in 1901 in Sakai City, where is best-known for its artisans forging knives over the centuries.

Sakai blacksmiths are famous for their quality kitchen knives and are believed to supply nearly 90 percent of the knives used by professional chefs in Japan. At present, there are six craftsmen at the company, including Toshiyuki Jikko who is also the young president of the fourth generation family-owned artisan company.