JAPANESE KNIVES AND KNIFE SHARPENING
Tsunehisa knives come from various blacksmiths and factories from around Japan. They make many different style blades made from a range of steels. High performing and affordable knives they are a great entry knife into the Japanese knife world.
The petty knife, named after the French ‘Petit’, is an all-round utility knife. It is generally a little larger than most western paring knives but smaller than a Gyuto. It can be used in the hand to peel or on a chopping board for fine work. A must have in any kitchen.
Ginsan is a high carbon, stainless steel made by Hitachi Steel. It was designed as a stainless steel that has similar sharpening and edge retention to Japanese carbon steels but is also corrosion resistant. This is a great steel for a professional kitchen or as a first Japanese knife. These knives come stainless steel clad with a Nashiji finish.
Measurements and photographs are taken from a random knife and may differ from the knife you receive.