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Miyabi 5000FCD Shotoh Paring Knife 13cm 62481

by Miyabi
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Original Price $409.95
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The shotoh, which roughly translates as “little knife”, is suited for preparing fruit, vegetables and smaller cuts of meat.

It has a blade core of fine carbide steel for very good initial sharpness and cutting edge retention. This FC61 core is embedded in 48 layers of steel which make up the unique Damascus-design pattern on the blade.

The cutting edge is Honbazuke-honed which is a three-stage grinding, sharpening and polishing process that results in razor-like sharpness. The whole length of the cutting edge can be used as there is no finger guard.

The smooth join between handle and bolster helps to prevent calluses forming on thumb and forefinger.

To look after your knife in the best way, hand wash only and maintain and sharpen using a whetstone. Using glass, ceramic or stone cutting boards should be avoided as this can prematurely dull the cutting edge, so we’d recommend cutting on a wooden board.

  • FC61 fine carbide steel blade core
  • 48 layers of steel surrounding the core create the Damascus-design
  • FRIODUR ice-hardened for extreme hardness
  • Rockwell hardness of approximately 61
  • Symmetrical cutting edge
  • Pakka wood handle
  • Steel mosaic pin and handle end cap
  • Made in Japan

Blade Length: 130 mm

Care Instructions:

  • Do not wash in dishwasher, as this may cause corrosion of the blades
  • To clean, run under hot water with a small amount of detergent and dry thoroughly
  • Store in a dry, moisture- free place to avoid rusting or discolouration
  • If the knives are not used for an extended period of time, wrap them in a dry cloth or newspaper and store them in a dry place; the hygroscopic paper will keep the blades dry and the oil from the printing ink prevent corrosion
  • Select the correct knife for the task to ensure you will get the best cutting results and you are also easy on the blades
  • Miyabi knives should only be sharpened with a professional sharpening stone due to the extremely hard steel and the fine Honbazuke honing of the knives 

 Packaging Type: Gift Box

 Colour: Black and silver

 Material: Blade core made of FC61 Fine Carbide steel, surrounded by 48 layers of Damask steel. Black Pakka Wood handle with durable Stainless Steel end cap and decorative pin