Kagekiyo - Baba Cutlery Works 10.6 inch Yanagiba VG10 steel / Urushi Handle


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Made in Osaka Japan

Kagekiyo - Baba Cutlery Works

Since its foundation in 1969, Baba Cutlery Works is committed to Monozukuri, handcraft of highest quality. Always have, always will, not depending on the well-established name.

Material: VG10 Stainless Steel

Hand forged from high quality V Gold 10 stainless steel and sharpened by skilled hands. Finished with attention to every detail. Features pro-level sharpness, ease of maintenance, and ease of resharpening.The unique octagonal handle gets slightly thinner as it approaches the blade, making it easy to grip. Finished with traditional Japanese Kiso lacquerware, with tin glitter on both sides. It is not only easy on the eye but also highly functional: water resistant, durable, and antibacterial.

Yanagiba (Sashimi) Knife

The Yanagiba (Sashimi) Knife is used to finely slice fresh seafood for the purpose of Sashimi. Common blade length for household usage is 8.25 to 10.6 inch and unlike the Deba Knife the blade of the knife is thin up until the tip of the knife.