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GOKADEN VEGETABLE-USUBA KNIFE SILVER 3/GINSAN-KO

MASA-EU002 MASA-EU002
$401.00
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The usuba vegetable is a traditional Japanese style knife designed specifically to cut vegetables. 

This usuba vegetable knife is crafted out of SILVER 3 / Ginsan-Ko knife, “HYBRID” traditional methods of knife making meets modern way metallurgy to produce this great blade. The carbon steel core is forged from soft iron steel and blended chrome to create this stain resistant steel. Knife has a traditional Japanese style handcrafted octagonal shaped handle. SILVER 3 Ginsan-ko steel still has a high carbon content which brings a great performance like a pure carbon blade and razor sharp but it is a stainless!!

Blade : Silver 3 steel
Handle: Red Sandalwood
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.