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GOKADEN DEBA HOCHO - Yasuki White

$256.00
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Deba bocho is Japanese style knife and used to cut fish, though also used when cutting meat.  They come in different sizes, sometimes up to 30 cm (12 inches) in length. The deba bōchō first appeared during the Edo period in Sakai, Osaka.  It is designed to behead and fillet fish. Its thickness, and often a more obtuse angle on the back of the heel allow it to cut off the heads of fish without damage. The rest of the blade is then used to ride against the fish bones, separating the fillet. Traditionally, these are made of carbon steel, which needs regular maintenance and oiling to prevent rust.

The deba is not intended for chopping large diameter bones.

Made of Yasuki White steel. (Carbon steel)
Using Natural Buffalo Horn for handle gives it a luxurious feel. The handle that is well balanced with the white steel blade.

Material: Yasuki White steel
Handle: Ho wood with Water Buffalo Horn Bolster, Octagon shape
Blade Type: Single edged

Use & Care
- Do not attempt to cut, hit or chop frozen products or hard bones. The blade   

  can be chipped or broken.
- Hand wash with warm water and towel dry.

- No dish washer

History of Gokaden

Japanese swords were researched after every battle and were renovated to improve its effects.  Furthermore, many talented blacksmiths started emerging during the late Heian to the Kamakura period and five producing districts-Yamato, Bizen, Yamashiro, Soushu, Mino-were established, each with their own style and technique in forging Japanese swords.  In the Katana industry, these five areas became generically known as the “Gokaden” during the Meiji period(1868-1911)

After MASA visited these areas and he said to himself, GOKADEN would be the perfect name for his knives.  His knives are reflection of traditional art of Japanese sword which hand forged by skilled craftsman, sharp as a razor and edge retention is like no other.  The Japanese tradition of beauty and excellence that’s what HITACHIYA KNIVES are.

Masa believes one great knife can be cherished for a lifetime.
He sincerely hope that HITACHIYA KNIFE will be the your one.


With the purchase of a new knife at HITACHIYA USA, you will receive free initial knife sharpening service as an optional.  This initial sharpening service “Honbazuke” is to enhance the sharpness of blade from factory edge. 
Please contact us and make a request.
Please note that all sharpened knives are not returnable or eligible for exchange.