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Usuba "薄刃" Thin Blade Knife: Sakai Masafusa Series

KAWAMURA
$317

Overview

A Thin Blade Kitchen Knife with 7 size variations:
*Blade 150mm, Total 275mm, Weight 120g
*Blade 165mm, Total 300mm, Weight 150g
*Blade 180mm, Total 320mm, Weight 180g
*Blade 195mm, Total 335mm, Weight 220g
*Blade 210mm, Total 355mm, Weight 250g
*Blade 225mm, Total 375mm, Weight 300g
*Blade 240mm, Total 400mm, Weight 340g

*"Total" is a length from tip of the blade to the end of handle.

*There will be cases where the knives will look slightly different from that of the site. (shape of handle, carved seals etc).

Estimated delivery: For 5-7 days

Product code: 000kh1018

Description

A knife made by professionals located in the town of Sakai, famed for its knife forging with a distinctive sharpness to it. This knife is specially designed for cutting vegetables. As the knife itself is composed of steel and soft iron, it is especially susceptible to moisture and acidity.

PRECAUTIONS:
- Please wipe dry after use and store in a dry place.
- Please refrain from placing in dishwasher or dish dryers as it will cause deterioration in the handle.
- Please make sure to use the correct knife when dealing with hard ingredients (such as frozen food or bones) as it will cause chipping.
- Please do not use for any other purpose other than cooking.
- Please keep out of reach from children.

History

Yasugi-Hagane "安来鋼" was historically known as white steel and is produced with a process similar to that of the FINEX process. However, nowadays it is commonly refers to a type of high-grade steel exclusively produced by Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
It is a pure carbon steel made from iron sand found in Shimane prefecture. Praised for its toughness and hardness, It is widely used for kitchen knife and other blade manufactured in Japan.

Order & Delivery Details

Payment methods: Payments can be made by PayPal or bank transfer, depending on the type of armor being ordered.
Paypal
Delivery: Worldwide
EMS FedexE-Packet
Shipping Fee:

Free Worldwide Shipping Campaign!: Starting from December 2016, ALL the purchase above 100 USD will be free of shipping fee. This applies to all international shipment.

Delivery Time:

It takes about 4 - 7 days after you receive a notification email from us. Anywhere in the world via FedEx and EMS (unless some accident occurs). Tracking code will be sent to you to ensure secure shipment.

Insurance: A-Janaika covers 100% of purchase if the price of the item exceeds JPY 500,000. If the item is damaged or lost in the delivery* the customer receives either a 100% refund or a replacement item.*Subject to insurance company assessment. A damage or broken parts can be covered in above-mentioned insurance within 7 days from its arrival.
Cancellations: While we have a no-cancellation policy, we make sure to clearly communicate with all our customers to determine the correct item is requested before transactions are made.
Customs & Duty: As customs and duty vary from each country, this cost is incurred by the customer.