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Yoshihiro AUS10 damascus nami nakiri 165mm (with saya)

Yoshihiro AUS10 damascus nami nakiri 165mm (with saya)

Regular price ¥21,500 JPY
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Yoshihiro is a brand by Yamawaki Cutlery Mfg. Co. Ltd.---one of the biggest knifemakers in Sakai, Japan. The cutlery ("hamono") was established in 1945 and has been providing high-quality Japanese knives for home and professional use. Early on, they were mainly involved in providing high-end kitchen knives and are known for their high-value-added services (sharpening and polishing).

They have a significant contribution to the expansion of Sakai's high-end kitchen knife market. Some of the well-known blacksmiths working with them are Genkai Masakuni, Kenji Togashi, Yoshikazu Ikeda, and Satoshi Nakagawa.

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Brand: Yoshihiro
Knife type: nakiri
Finish: damascus

Construction type: sanmai
Steel: AUS10
Steel type: stainless

Overall length: 305mm
Blade length (heel to tip): 164mm
Blade height at heel: 51.7mm
Spine thickness at handle: 1.9mm
Spine thickness at heel: 1.8mm
Spine thickness at middle: 1.6mm
Spine thickness 1cm from the tip: 1.5mm
Weight: 136g

Edge/bevel: 50:50
Handle: octagonal magnolia with horn ferrule
Hand orientation: ambidextrous
Magnolia saya/ sheath: included


Friendly reminder: Regular maintenance is necessary for Japanese knives, like this Yoshihiro AUS10 damascus nami nakiri knife. Please follow our care guide for proper handling.

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We ship worldwide via EMS or DHL.

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Care Guide
  • Use a whetstone to maintain sharpness. Avoid electric sharpeners and pull-through sharpeners, as they are not suitable for Japanese kitchen knives. Honing rods, typically used for western-style knives, may potentially damage the edge.
  • Choose a wooden or rubber cutting board instead of bamboo or poly boards to preserve the knife's edge.
  • Keep the knife clean and dry, especially if it is made of carbon steel. Carbon knives are prone to rusting.
  • Avoid using the knife to cut through bones or frozen foods. It's best to use a separate knife specifically designed for these tasks.
  • When cutting, use a smooth and fluid motion, avoid twisting or torquing the blade. This technique helps maintain control and minimizes the risk of damage.
  • Never put Japanese kitchen knives in the dishwasher. Instead, hand wash them with mild soap, ensuring thorough cleaning, and then dry them completely before storing.
Shipping, Tax, Tracking

1. How long does shipping take?
We ship from Tokyo, Japan to different countries via DHL or EMS. Please find the estimated shipping times below:

US, Canada, Australia, Europe: 3-5 days
Middle East: 5-10 days
Asia: 2-5 days

For the Philippines:
Manila and nearby cities: 2-5 days
rest of Luzon: 5-7 days
Visayas/Mindanao: 10-12 days

Please note that actual delivery times may vary due to factors beyond our control.

2. Are taxes included in the price?
Please note that taxes are not included in the prices listed on our website. If you would like your order to be sent as a "gift" or if you have other requests, please let us know.

(Note: For customers in the Philippines, there are no import taxes regardless of the order value. You will only pay 112 PHP for the Presentation to Customs Charge (PTCC) fee.)

3. How can I track my order?
Once shipped, we'll send a tracking link via email.

4. Is it door-to-door delivery?
Yes, DHL and EMS provide convenient door-to-door delivery.

Return Policy
  • You can return products within 14 days of receiving them.
  • To be eligible for return, the product must be unused, in the same condition as when you received it, and in the original packaging.
  • You must provide a proof of purchase to complete your return.
  • Buyers are responsible for the cost of returning products.
  • Contact us at info@zahocho.com to arrange a return.

Please note:

  • Knives damaged due to misuse, improper care, poor technique, mistakes in use or sharpening, or any other type of damage resulting from user error are not eligible for return, exchange, or refund.

Refunds

  • We will notify you by email once we receive and inspect your returned item.
  • If approved, a credit will be applied to your original method of payment within a certain amount of days.
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